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compromise en inglés británico

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compromisenoun [ C or U ]

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

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.

Más ejemplos

  • The talks are aiming at a compromise.
  • The leader's aggressive stance seems to have foreclosed any chance of diplomatic compromise.
  • I'm hopeful that we can reach a compromise.
  • Negotiations are a two-way thing - both sides have to come to a compromise.
  • A compromise has to be reached between all the powerful vested interests before any restoration work in the city can take place.


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

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.

Más ejemplos

  • Somebody will have to compromise if we are to break the deadlock between the two warring factions.
  • The reluctance of either side to compromise means that the talks are doomed to fail.
  • The antagonists in this dispute are quite unwilling to compromise.
  • The dispute had reached an impasse, as neither side would compromise.
  • They have become irreconcilable, with both sides refusing to compromise any further.

(Definición de compromise del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

compromise en inglés americano

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compromisenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑm·prəˌmɑɪz/

compromise noun [ C ] (AGREEMENT)

an agreement between two sides who have different opinions, in which each side gives up something it had wanted:

Under the compromise, car manufacturers must use cleaner fuel but have more time to do it.


us /ˈkɑm·prəˌmɑɪz/

compromise verb (LOWER STANDARDS)

[ T ] to lower or weaken standards:

His opponents charged that the deal would compromise conservative principles.

compromise verb (AGREE)

[ I ] to agree to give up something you want if the other side, which has different opinions from yours, gives up something it wants:

Republicans were refusing to compromise on health-care legislation.

(Definición de compromise del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

compromise en inglés de negocios

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uk /ˈkɒmprəmaɪz/ us

[ 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.

[ 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.


uk /ˈkɒmprəmaɪz/ us

[ I ] to reduce your demands in order to reach an agreement:

compromise (with sb) on sth They compromised with the HR department on the details of the appraisal system.

[ I or T ] to risk harming something:

compromise (on) sth 'I believe it can be done without compromising on safety or service,' he said.
His goal was to run a successful business without compromising his principles.

(Definición de compromise del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)