Significado de “compromise” - en el Diccionario Inglés

compromise en inglés

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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.

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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.

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(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)

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When the left-wing coalition cites realism in an attempt to obtain a compromise solution with a right-wing party, it is a way of disguising its own capitulation to private interests.
We have brokered a good compromise.
The result will be another compromise.
We cannot, however, support the compromise reached in the conciliation group concerning the way in which end-of-life vehicles are to be dealt with.
We should not destabilise the delicate compromise package by seeking to further amend this directive, which already delivers substantial and very real environmental improvements.
All these provisions, however, still fall short of what is necessary in the way of consumer information, and too often the determination to reach a compromise has prevailed.
There are still critics of the compromise.
The conciliation result represents a substantial compromise.
The line of the compromise that 150 grammes should be four times the basic rate is not only over the top, it is also harmful to further liberalisation.
I welcome the fact that six political groups were able to table a motion for a resolution which is an excellent and timely compromise.