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trade-offnoun

uk   /ˈtreɪd.ɒf/ us   /ˈtreɪd.ɑːf/
(Definition of trade-off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trade-offnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   /ˈtreɪdɒf/ us  
a situation in which you accept something you do not like or want in order to have something that you want: a trade-off between sth and sth These companies offer the best trade-off between risk and return for most individual investors.a trade-off for sth The explosion in data collection has been accepted by many as a trade-off for convenience and discounts. trade-off decisions
(Definition of trade-off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trade-off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 平衡, 协调, 妥协,让步…
in Turkish değiş tokuş yapma…
in Russian компромисс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平衡, 協調, 妥協,讓步…
in Polish kompromis…
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