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  • adj. That can be mitigated

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Admitting of mitigation; that may be mitigated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being mitigated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being alleviated


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  • But this state of affairs was allowed to continue over a year -- in fact until the downfall of the Confederacy -- without a hand being raised to mitigate the horrors of those places -- without even an inquiry being made as to whether they were mitigable or not.


  • It’s still a waste of money to spend on “modernizing” the defunct public school system, but not because of the inherent dangers of technology (which are mitigable), but because technology isn’t worth a ruble without competent use of said tech (which I doubt public schools are capable of doing).

    Unplug Education. No Computers In Schools. - Dan_McLaughlin’s blog - RedState


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