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English definition of “compromise”
› [C or U] a situation in which the people or groups involved in an argument reduce their demands in order to reach an agreement: arrive at/come to/reach a compromise House and Senate staffers are working long hours to try to reach a compromise.acceptable/good/reasonable compromise A deal will stick only if the vast majority of bondholders accept it as a reasonable compromise.a compromise deal/proposal/solution Both sides in the talks are willing to seek a compromise solution. → See Note agreement
› [C] a solution to a problem that makes it possible for two or more opposite or different things to exist together: compromise between sth and sth This piece of equipment is the ideal compromise between power and portability.