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minimize

  
, minimise  
      vb   tr  
1    to reduce to or estimate at the least possible degree or amount  
to minimize a risk     
2    to rank or treat at less than the true worth; belittle  
to minimize someone's achievements     
  minimization, minimisation      n  
  minimizer, minimiser      n  
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v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe

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