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- n. Alternative spelling of minimization.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. minimization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See minimization, minimize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position
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• Balancing the demands of short-term minimisation of operational costs with the longer term performance and life expectancy of assets.
Contemplating denial, Freud talked about "minimisation", in which a fact is admitted but its seriousness denied, and "projection", in which repressed thoughts are attributed to someone else.
Part of the Brotherhood, Habib said, believes that maintaining the body of the organisation is "an aim in itself" and this group wants a "minimisation" of political participation.
England have preyed on the impatience and adventure of the modern player by diligence and risk minimisation.
People can hardly rely on harm minimisation arguments to get something legalized and then turn around and complain when the government wants to ban advertisements promoting it.
The show also covered regulated boxing as one of the first “Harm minimisation” policies - subsequently adopted by agencies seeking to moderate the harm caused by & to intravenous drug users etc.
His persistent minimisation of the 1915 Armenian genocide, like his patronising dismissal of Kurdish nationalism, is often chalked up to his position in Ankara.
But Assange and said that the site applied "harm minimisation" procedures before publishing material.
This is a sensible risk minimisation procedure to introduce.
One obviously goes to national security, another goes to minimisation of risk, and the other obviously goes to where the collection centres that the British hold might be available for use.
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