A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. reducir
The talks aim to de-escalate tension in the region.Las conversaciones apuntan a reducir la tensión en la región.
b. desacelerar
The government will help to de-escalate conflict between the two countries.El gobierno ayudará a desacelerar el conflicto entre los dos países.
c. frenar la escalada de
Efforts to de-escalate hostilities are under way.Se encuentran en marcha iniciativas orientadas a frenar la escalada de las hostilidades.
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de-escalate [ˌdiːˈeskəleɪt]
transitive verb
[+tension] reducir; [+crisis, conflict] desacelerar; frenar la escalada de; [+war] frenar la escalada de;
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