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1 compromise /ˈkɑːmprəˌmaɪz/ noun
plural compromises
1 compromise
/ˈkɑːmprəˌmaɪz/
noun
plural compromises
Learner's definition of COMPROMISE
: a way of reaching agreement in which each person or group gives up something that was wanted in order to end an argument or dispute
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often used before another noun
[count] : something that combines the qualities of two different things often + between
: a change that makes something worse and that is not done for a good reason
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2 compromise /ˈkɑːmprəˌmaɪz/ verb
compromises; compromised; compromising
2 compromise
/ˈkɑːmprəˌmaɪz/
verb
compromises; compromised; compromising
Learner's definition of COMPROMISE
[no object] : to give up something that you want in order to reach an agreement : to settle differences by means of a compromise often + on
[+ object] : to expose (something) to risk or danger : endanger
[+ object] : to damage or weaken (something) : impair
[+ object] : to damage (your reputation, integrity, etc.) by doing something that causes people to lose respect for you

— compromiser

noun, plural compromisers [count]
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