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The lesson is, because there will be many lemons in life, to learn to make the proverbial lemonade - and be open and honest. That's the best way of doing damage control and positioning yourself for success.
Vivek Wadhwa

Meaning of "damage control" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DAMAGE CONTROL

damage control  [ˈdæmɪdʒ kənˈtrəʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DAMAGE CONTROL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Damage control is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DAMAGE CONTROL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

damage control

Damage control

In navies and the maritime industry, damage control is the emergency control of situations that may cause the sinking of a ship. Examples are: ▪ rupture of a pipe or hull especially below the waterline and ▪ damage from grounding or hard berthing against a wharf. ▪ temporary fixing of bomb or explosive damage.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DAMAGE CONTROL


casserole
ˈkæsəˌrəʊl
control
kənˈtrəʊl
decontrol
ˌdiːkənˈtrəʊl
drole
drəʊl
dual-control
ˌdjuːəlkənˈtrəʊl
enrol
ɪnˈrəʊl
parole
pəˈrəʊl
patrol
pəˈtrəʊl
payroll
ˈpeɪˌrəʊl
riot-control
ˈraɪətkəntrəʊl
rock-and-roll
ˌrɒkənˈrəʊl
role
rəʊl
roll
rəʊl
scroll
skrəʊl
stroll
strəʊl
telecontrol
ˈtɛlɪkənˌtrəʊl
Tirol
tɪˈrəʊl
troll
trəʊl
Tyrol
tɪˈrəʊl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DAMAGE CONTROL

damage
damage limitation
damage limitation exercise
damage survey
damageability
damageable
damaged goods
damager
damages
damaging
damagingly
daman
Daman and Diu
damar
Damara
Damaraland
damascene
Damascus
Damascus steel
damask

WORDS THAT END LIKE DAMAGE CONTROL

air-traffic control
automatic frequency control
automatic gain control
birth control
climate control
cost control
credit control
cruise control
gun control
inventory control
pest control
petrol
process control
quality control
radio control
remote control
rent control
self-control
traction control
traffic control
volume control

Synonyms and antonyms of damage control in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «damage control» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DAMAGE CONTROL

Find out the translation of damage control to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of damage control from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «damage control» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

损失控制
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

control de daños
570 millions of speakers

English

damage control
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्षति नियंत्रण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السيطرة على الضرر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ремонтно-восстановительные работы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

controle de danos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্ষতি নিয়ন্ত্রণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

limiter les dégâts
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kawalan kerosakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schadensbegrenzung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

被害対策
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

손상 제어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kontrol karusakan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kiểm soát thiệt hại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சேதம் கட்டுப்பாடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नुकसान नियंत्रण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hasar kontrolü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

controllo dei danni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Damage Control
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ремонтно - відновлювальні роботи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

daune de control
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έλεγχο των ζημιών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skade beheer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skadekontroll
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skade kontroll
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of damage control

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DAMAGE CONTROL»

The term «damage control» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.596 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DAMAGE CONTROL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about damage control

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2 QUOTES WITH «DAMAGE CONTROL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word damage control.
1
Terry Southern
When I finally made it to the set, I spent a lot of time doing damage control on The Magic Christian.
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Vivek Wadhwa
The lesson is, because there will be many lemons in life, to learn to make the proverbial lemonade - and be open and honest. That's the best way of doing damage control and positioning yourself for success.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DAMAGE CONTROL»

Discover the use of damage control in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to damage control and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Damage Control: A Novel
Struggling in her competitive public relations firm, Maggie Silver is assigned to the toughest client of her career in a California senator, the father of her former best friend, during an effort to prevent a scandal surrounding the murder ...
Denise Hamilton, 2012
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Damage Control
"One of the finest thriller writers on the planet." -Tess Gerritsen"Gilstrap pushes every thriller button." -San Francisco ChroniclePraise for John Gilstrap's Thrillers"A GREAT HERO, A PULSE-POUNDING STORY.
John Gilstrap, 2012
3
Damage Control Management in the Polytrauma Patient
This guide to damage control surgery focuses on the decision-making process for managing polytrauma.
Hans-Christoph Pape, Andrew B. Peitzman, C. William Schwab, 2010
4
Masters of Disaster: The Ten Commandments of Damage Control
Full of both lively personal anecdotes and hard-knuckled straight talk, this is a must-read for anyone who wants to emerge with their reputation intact.
Christopher Lehane, Mark Fabiani, Bill Guttentag, 2012
5
Damage Control: Stories
Presents a collection of short stories that features characters at crossroads, from a man who teaches etiquette throughout his girlfriend's indictment, to a widow who rents herself out as a "professional grandchild" to elderly women.
Amber Dermont, 2013
6
Damage Control (Revised & Updated): The Essential Lessons of ...
No one knows this better than Eric Dezenhall and John Weber, who help companies, politicians, and celebrities get out of various kinds of trouble.
Eric Dezenhall, John Pitman Weber, 2013
7
Damage Control
Marian Keyes remembers the blow-dry that pushed her over the edge. Francesca Lia Block tells the ugly story of the plastic surgeon who promised to make her beautiful.
Emma Forrest, 2009
8
Wildlife Damage Control
The book is organised around key principles that apply across species, rather than looking at individual species, and is damage-based not pest animal-based.
Jim Hone, 2007
9
Damage Control: How to Stop Making Jesus Look Bad
This book will help you determine if you're hurting God's cause without realizing it, and how to become part of the solution instead. Damage Control takes an honest look at what's wrong-and what's right-about Christianity today.
Dean Merrill, 2006
10
Damage Control
When a C-119 cargo plane crashes behind enemy lines in mountainous terrain, the American survivors are stranded with no chance of rescue.
Zachary M. Sherman, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DAMAGE CONTROL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term damage control is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Lorna Jane in damage control after advertising for combined fit …
But now the company is in damage control after widespread condemnation that the advertisement is a guise for an attractive receptionist and is ... «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
2
Kris Jenner Is In "Damage Control" Following Caitlyn's Transformation
Word has is Kris is a little concerned about her reputation following Caitlyn's rise to fame and is even said to be a bit jealous. A source told ... «FoxFM, Jul 15»
3
Rockford Pro-Am: Brian Campbell tries to become great through …
"I just look at it as damage control. "But the great part about golf is there is not one way to do it. You see guys doing their own thing. That's what I ... «Rockford Register Star, Jul 15»
4
Explosive Harley Bennell Photos
The Gold Coast Suns are in damage control today, after photos of rising star Harley Bennell were leaked to the media. They allegedly show the ... «TripleM Sydney, Jul 15»
5
Taylor Jungmann has done damage control
Philadelphia - One of the things Brewers manager Craig Counsell has liked about rookie right-hander Taylor Jungmann is how he minimizes ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
6
ANC Western Cape - New Leadership Brings Diversity and Damage
South Africa: ANC Western Cape - New Leadership Brings Diversity and Damage Control. tweet. share. Google+. comment. email · more. «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
7
Eagles' Kelce rips Weatherford, prompts punter to do damage control
After being called out by Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce for comments he made on a New York radio station Friday, New York Giants ... «WABC-TV, Jun 15»
8
Embattled Queensland Reds player Karmichael Hunt leaving his …
Gold Coast are in damage control after explosive allegations regarding Karmichael Hunt's drug use implicated his former teammates in binges ... «The Australian, Jun 15»
9
Sadakazu Tanigaki Attempts Damage Control
Sadakazu Tanigaki Attempts Damage Control. Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Sadakazu Tanigaki took the lead on Sunday in ... «Shingetsu News Agency, Jun 15»
10
Euro Chiefs Seek Damage Control as Greece Heads to Referendum
Alexis Tsipras, Greece's prime minister, stands and speaks to lawmakers inside the Greek parliament in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, June 28, ... «Bloomberg, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Damage control [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/damage-control>. Apr 2020 ».
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