compromise - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “compromise” en inglés

See all translations

compromise

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkɒm.prə.maɪz/  us   /ˈkɑːm-/
B2 an agreement in an argument in which the people involved reduce their demands or change their opinion in order to agree: It is hoped that a compromise will be reached in today's talks. In a compromise between management and unions, a four percent pay rise was agreed in return for an increase in productivity. The government has said that there will be no compromise with terrorists.
More examples

compromise

verb uk   /ˈkɒm.prə.maɪz/  us   /ˈkɑːm-/

compromise verb (AGREEMENT)

B2 [I] 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.
More examples

compromise verb (LOWER STANDARDS)

[T] disapproving to allow your principles to be less strong or your standards or morals to be lower: Don't compromise your beliefs/principles for the sake of being accepted. If we back down on this issue, our reputation will be compromised. His political career ended when he compromised himself by accepting bribes.

compromise verb (HARM)

C2 [T] to risk having a harmful effect on something: We would never compromise the safety of our passengers.
Traducciones de “compromise”
en árabe حَلّ وَسط…
en coreano 타협…
in Malaysian kata sepakat…
en francés compromis…
en turco uzlaşma, uyuşma, anlaşma…
en italiano compromesso…
en chino (tradicionál) 妥協, 折衷, 讓步…
en ruso компромисс…
en polaco kompromis…
in Vietnamese sự thỏa hiệp…
en español acuerdo mutuo, término medio…
en portugués acordo, ajuste…
in Thai การประนีประนอม…
en alemán der Kompromiß…
en catalán compromís…
en japonés 妥協…
in Indonesian kompromi…
en chino (simplificado) 妥协, 折中, 让步…
(Definition of compromise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de compromise
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “compromise” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Palabra del día

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Aprende más 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Aprende más