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min·i·max

 (mĭn′ə-măks′)
adj.
Of or relating to the strategy in game theory that minimizes the maximum risk for a player.

minimax

(ˈmɪnɪˌmæks)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths the lowest of a set of maximum values
2. (Statistics) (in game theory, etc) the procedure of choosing the strategy that least benefits the most advantaged member of a group. Compare maximin
[C20: from mini(mum) + max(imum)]
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