damage control definition

  • noun:
    • an attempt to minimize or curtail damage or loss.
    • A department or group, as aboard a naval vessel, accountable for taking action to manage damage brought on by fire, collision, etc.
    • Any attempts, because by a business, to reduce losings, counteract bad publicity, etc.
    • an effort to attenuate or curtail damage or loss

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