de-escalation


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de-es·ca·late

or de·es·ca·late (dē-ĕs′kə-lāt′)
v. de-es·ca·lat·ed, de-es·ca·lat·ing, de-es·ca·lates or de·es·ca·lat·ed or de·es·ca·lat·ing or de·es·ca·lates
v.tr.
To decrease the size, scope, or intensity of (a war, for example).
v.intr.
To decrease or diminish in size, scope, or intensity: The birth rate has begun to de-escalate.

de-es′ca·la′tion n.
de-es′ca·la·tor′y (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.de-escalation - (war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war)
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
Translations

de-escalation

[diːˌeskəˈleɪʃən] N (Mil, Pol) → freno m a la escalada

de-escalation

nDeeskalation f
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