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  • compromise — ▪ I. compromise com‧pro‧mise 1 [ˈkɒmprəmaɪz ǁ ˈkɑːm ] noun [countable, uncountable] an agreement between two people or groups in which both sides agree to accept less than they first asked for and to give up something that they value: •… …   Financial and business terms

  • compromise — 1 noun 1 (C, U) an agreement between two people that is achieved by both people accepting less than they wanted at first: Compromise is an inevitable part of marriage. | reach a compromise: Talks continue in the hope that the two factions will… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • compromise — com|pro|mise1 [ˈkɔmprəmaız US ˈka:m ] n [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: compromis, from Latin compromissum joint promise , from compromittere, from com ( COM ) + promittere ( PROMISE2)] 1.) [U and C] an agreement that is achieved after… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • compromise — I n. 1) to agree on, come to, reach, work out a compromise 2) to reject a compromise 3) an acceptable, reasonable compromise 4) a compromise between; with II v. (D; intr.) to compromise on, over; with (they compromised on certain items with us) * …   Combinatory dictionary

  • reach — I UK [riːtʃ] / US [rɪtʃ] verb Word forms reach : present tense I/you/we/they reach he/she/it reaches present participle reaching past tense reached past participle reached *** 1) [transitive] to arrive somewhere We hoped to reach the camp before… …   English dictionary

  • compromise — [[t]kɒ̱mprəmaɪz[/t]] ♦♦♦ compromises, compromising, compromised 1) N VAR A compromise is a situation in which people accept something slightly different from what they really want, because of circumstances or because they are considering the… …   English dictionary

  • reach — ▪ I. reach reach 1 [riːtʆ] verb [transitive] 1. to increase or improve to a particular level or amount: • Sales are expected to reach 1.2 billion euros this year. 2. to succeed in making someone see an advertisement, hear about a product etc: •… …   Financial and business terms

  • reach — [[t]ri͟ːtʃ[/t]] ♦ reaches, reaching, reached 1) VERB When someone or something reaches a place, they arrive there. [V n] He did not stop until he reached the door... [V n] When the bus reached High Holborn, Tony rang the bell and they jumped off… …   English dictionary

  • compromise — [ˈkɒmprəˌmaɪz] noun [C/U] I a way of solving a disagreement in which both people accept that they cannot have everything that they want Neither of them is willing to make compromises.[/ex] Both sides have agreed to try to reach a compromise.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • compromise — Synonyms and related words: Eisenhower Doctrine, Monroe Doctrine, Nixon Doctrine, Truman Doctrine, accommodate, accommodation, adjust, adjustment, agreement, amends, appeasement, arrange matters, arrangement, atonement, balance of power, bargain …   Moby Thesaurus

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