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    Resaw Guest

    Default Measures to Mitigate Risk

    Hi. I have a question about the word 'mitigate' in the context of the subject. Is there such a derivative as 'mitigative'? I have seen this word used, but it does not appear in any dictionary that I have found. The word 'mitigatory' does appear in the dictionaries.

    Is the phase, '... must apply mitigative measures to known risks ...' acceptable?

    I noticed that the SpellCheck on this web page does not reject the word 'mitigative'.

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    Default Re: Measures to Mitigate Risk

    Quote Originally Posted by Resaw
    I noticed that the SpellCheck on this web page does not reject the word 'mitigative'.
    Hi,

    Onelook.com offer a number of deffinitions of mitigative: http://www.onelook.com/?w=mitigative

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    Resaw Guest

    Default Re: Measures to Mitigate Risk

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    Quote Originally Posted by Resaw
    I noticed that the SpellCheck on this web page does not reject the word 'mitigative'.
    Hi,

    Onelook.com offer a number of deffinitions of mitigative: http://www.onelook.com/?w=mitigative

    Thanks very much! I wasn't aware of the suggested website, but I will now use it often.
    Regards,
    Resaw

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