acceptable damage meaning

  "acceptable damage" in a sentence
[American slang]
Euph. casualties or destruction inflicted by an enemy that is considered minor or tolerable.
  At present, the enemy's firststrike capability would produce acceptable damage.
  The general indicated that the fifty thousand casualties were within the range of acceptable losses.

Examples

  1. These range from appropriately sizing the structure to be ductile enough to survive the shaking with an acceptable damage, to equipping it with base isolation or using structural vibration control technologies to minimize any forces and deformations.
  2. An "'acceptable loss "', also known as "'acceptable damage "', is a military euphemism used to indicate casualties or destruction inflicted by the enemy that is considered minor or tolerable.

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