Definitions for de-escalatediˈɛs kəˌleɪt

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  1. de-escalate(verb)

    diminish in size, scope, or intensity

    "The war of words between them de-escalated with time"

  2. de-escalate, weaken, step down(verb)

    reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

    "de-escalate a crisis"


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