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compromise

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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

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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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