Complete Definition of "compromise"

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English

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËkÉmpɹÉËmaɪz/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]%maIz/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËkÉmpɹÉËmaɪz/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]%maIz/

Etymology
From MF. compromis.

Noun
en-noun

  1. settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions

Translations
trans-top|settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions
Czech: kompromis m
Finnish: kompromissi, sovitteluratkaisu
German: Kompromiss m
Hebrew: ×¤×©×¨× (pshara) f
Polish: kompromis m
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Portuguese: acordo, compromisso
Slovene: kompromis m
Spanish: acuerdo m
Swedish: kompromiss c
Ukrainian: компÑомÑÑ m
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Verb
en-verb|compromis|ing

  1. intransitive to bind by mutual agreement
  2. intransitive to find a way between extremes
  3. transitive to cause impairment of
  4. transitive to breach a security system

:He tried to compromise the security in the computer by guessing the password.

Translations
trans-top|to bind by mutual agreement
German: einen Kompromiss schlieÃen
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trans-top|to find a way between extremes
German: einen Kompromiss finden
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trans-top|to cause impairment of
German: beeinträchtigen
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trans-top|to breach a security system
German: kompromittieren
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Finnish: tehdä kompromissi (1), sopia (1)
Hebrew: ××תפשר (le'hitpasher) (2) (to settle differences by concessions); ×××תר (le'iater) (3)
Slovene: kompromitirati (4)
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Derived terms
compromising (adjective)


Italian

Verb
compromise

  1. form of|third-person|Third-person singular past historic|compromettere#Italian|compromettere|lang=Italian

Category:Italian verb forms

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