verb (used with or without object), de-es·ca·lat·ed, de-es·ca·lat·ing.
Origin of de-escalate
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Contemporary Examples of de-escalate
You have to de-escalate this and she is causing it by her approaching with this weapon.L.A. Riots Anniversary: Stacey Koon’s Disturbing Testimony
April 28, 2012
The problem is that “the means to help de-conflict and de-escalate a crisis are simply not in place,” according to Crist.Shocking Gulf Firefight Caught on Tape
July 5, 2011