how to pronounce mitigate


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mitigate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of mitigate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the onset and to mitigate the harm of …”

meanings of mitigate


  1. To downplay.
  2. To reduce, lessen, or decrease; to make less severe or easier to bear.

mitigate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mitigate occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mitigate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mitigate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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