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compromise

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or practice of each side giving up something in order to reach an agreement
  • eventually we reached a compromise on the number of hours per week that would be devoted to piano practice

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compromise

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of compromise (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to place in danger
  • officials at the state department were concerned that his statements would compromise national security

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2 to reduce the soundness, effectiveness, or perfection of
  • the deletion of several critical points for space considerations really compromised the essay

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The first known use of compromise was in the 15th century

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“Compromise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compromise. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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