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noun [countable/uncountable] compromise pronunciation in British English /ˈkɒmprəmaɪz/
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  1. a way of solving a problem or ending an argument in which both people or groups accept that they cannot have everything they want
    compromise between: This deal is the ideal compromise between your needs and their demands.
    reach/arrive at/come to a compromise: Both sides have agreed to meet, in the hope of reaching a compromise.
    make a compromise: Neither of them is willing to make compromises.
    1. a.
      [only before noun] involving a compromise
      a compromise solution/agreement/settlement

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