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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.
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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.
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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 coreano 타협…
en árabe حَلّ وَسط…
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…
en español acuerdo mutuo, término medio…
en portugués acordo, ajuste…
en alemán der Kompromiß…
en catalán compromís…
en japonés 妥協…
en chino (simplificado) 妥协, 折中, 让步…
(Definition of compromise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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