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Definition of Compromise

Compromise

  1. A mutual agreement to refer matters in dispute to the decision of arbitrators.
  2. A settlement by arbitration or by mutual consent reached by concession on both sides; a reciprocal abatement of extreme demands or rights, resulting in an agreement.
  3. A committal to something derogatory or objectionable; a prejudicial concession; a surrender; as, a compromise of character or right.
  4. To bind by mutual agreement; to agree.
  5. To adjust and settle by mutual concessions; to compound.
  6. To pledge by some act or declaration; to endanger the life, reputation, etc., of, by some act which can not be recalled; to expose to suspicion.
  7. To agree; to accord.
  8. To make concession for conciliation and peace.

Compromise Quotations

Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment.
Michael Badnarik

Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now.
Zig Ziglar

Corporate executives and business owners need to realize that there can be no compromise when it comes to ethics, and there are no easy shortcuts to success. Ethics need to be carefully sown into the fabric of their companies.
Vivek Wadhwa

They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
Princess Diana
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Compromise Translations

compromise in French is compromettent, compromettez, compromets
compromise in Italian is compromesso
compromise in Swedish is kompromiss, kompromettera
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