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Etymology

From Middle French compromis.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
compromise

Plural
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  1. The settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions.
  2. A committal to something derogatory or objectionable; a prejudicial concession; a surrender; as, a compromise of character or right.

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Verb

Infinitive
to compromise

Third person singular
compromis

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to compromise (third-person singular simple present compromis, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  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.

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Italian

Verb

compromise

  1. Third-person singular past historic of compromettere.

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