de-escalation
noun see de-escalate

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  • de-escalation — n. a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war). [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • De-escalation — This is a commonlly used term in Social Work practice. It is used as an anger management tool to remove tension between two participants in a conflictual relationship or intervention. A cooling off period is experienced and then the potential for …   Wikipedia

  • de-escalation — de e·sca·la·tion s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS polit. riduzione di un contrasto politico o militare | estens., progressiva attenuazione dell intensità di un azione o di un fenomeno Contrari: aumento, escalation. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA:… …   Dizionario italiano

  • de-escalation — noun reduction in size or intensity of conflict Ant: escalation See Also: de escalate …   Wiktionary

  • de-escalation — See de escalate. * * * …   Universalium

  • de-escalation — noun (war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war) • Derivationally related forms: ↑de escalate • Topics: ↑war, ↑warfare • Hypernyms: ↑decrease, ↑diminution, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • De-Escalation Clause — An article in a contract that calls for a price decrease if there is a decrease in certain costs. For example, a de escalation clause may stipulate that maintenance fees will be reduced if the item being maintained depreciates in value. A de… …   Investment dictionary

  • Iraq War De-Escalation Act of 2007 — On January 30, 2007, U.S. Senator Barack Obama introduced the Iraq War De Escalation Act of 2007 (USBill|110|S|433). The plan would have stopped the 2007 U.S. Troop Surge of 21,500 in Iraq, and would also have begun a phased redeployment of… …   Wikipedia

  • Escalation — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Escalation Título Escalation Ficha técnica Dirección Roberto Faenza Guión Giorgio Giovannini según relato de Roberto Faenza Música …   Wikipedia Español

  • Escalation — is the phenomenon of something getting more intense step by step, for example a quarrel, or, notably, a war between states possessing weapons of mass destruction. Compare to escalator, a device that lifts something to a higher level. While the… …   Wikipedia

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