De-escalate definition

dē-ĕskə-lāt
To decrease the size, scope, or intensity of (a war, for example).
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To reverse the effect of escalation on (something); reduce or lessen in scope, magnitude, etc.
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To decrease in intensity or magnitude.
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To decrease or diminish in size, scope, or intensity.

The birth rate has begun to de-escalate.

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Alternative spelling of deescalate.
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