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English definition of “compromise”

compromise

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈkɒmprəmaɪz/
B2 an agreement to accept something which is not exactly what you want: We need to reach a compromise over this issue. Decorating is usually a compromise between taste and cost.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of compromise noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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