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English definition of “compromise”

compromise

verb [I] (AGREEMENT)    /ˈkɒm.prə.maɪz/ US  /ˈkɑːm-/
B2 to accept that you will reduce your demands or change your opinion in order to reach an agreement with someone: Party unity is threatened when members will not compromise. Well, you want $400 and I say $300, so let's compromise at/on $350.Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
(Definition of compromise verb (AGREEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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