from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which mitigates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, mitigates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Something that mitigates
  • noun Someone who mitigates


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  • "We decided to reduce the risk in the real-estate portfolio and increase its income orientation as a risk mitigator," Mr. Dear said.

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  • Maybe her role on the court can be as mitigator between the extremes we now have.

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  • Now as to the first Inoculation for the small pox is almost always a great mitigator of the evils of that disease.

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  • Granted, I don't read him daily, so maybe I've missed some important mitigator.

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  • So it might be a mitigator; it ` s not a justifier.

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  • Another mitigator, though: Jobama/Obiden talked only for a combined 35 minutes, which was perfect.

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  • In preparation for the possibility of a guilty verdict and sentencing, they hired mitigator Julie Norman whose skills as a therapist and counselor might help draw Betsy out and bring some manner of sympathy to her case.

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  • Julie Norman sat with me for hours and explained what it meant to be a mitigator, opening my eyes to the seemingly impossible task of trying to find good in some very bad people.

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  • Several years later, Julie began taking on cases as a mitigator, and Marijane was among the first to hire her based on the recommendation of a mutual friend.

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  • To prepare for this possibility, Marijane had hired Julie Norman, a professional mitigator.

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