In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(agreement)acuerdo mutuo masculinearreglo masculinecompromiso masculine(candidate/decision) (between two parties) (before noun) aceptable para ambas partes(decision/candidate) (between several parties) aceptable para todos(solution) de compromisoto come to / reach a compromise — llegar a un acuerdo mutuo / a un arreglo / a un compromiso
- Needless to say, the rift could deal a serious blow to the nation's economy unless both sides reach a compromise as early as possible.
- The center-piece agreement was a compromise to allow competition in supplies of gas and electricity to businesses from 2004.
- Can the police let off a person involved in a shooting incident, even if the two sides have reached a compromise and the victim claims that the gun went off accidentally?
- At the center of the dispute is a compromise reached Tuesday to put aside the party asset bill in exchange for opposition support for a makeshift finance measure.
- The workable compromise between these extremes involves balancing competing goals.
- Surely with a little flexibility on both sides, it should be possible to reach an acceptable compromise.
- Leavers says the ban doesn't have to be permanent - as long as a reasonable compromise is reached.
- In this way he believed it would be possible to reach good compromises even when each side was not getting its own way.
- It is anticipated that the two sides will reach a compromise and agree a four-year phase-out for Shannon.
- He said that it appeared likelier that the two sides would reach a compromise on the unresolved matters.
- Political compromises have been agreed on all sides.
- Sometimes he could be tough on people, but after they softened, he negotiated reasonable compromises.
- This is not a compromise or agreement, it is just being mealy-mouthed.
- The media industry relies on thousands of people to make the compromises necessary to maintain its course.
- Trade agreements always involve painful compromises, which are difficult for politicians to swallow in a climate of hostility.
- Permitting liability, but making it dependent on the employer's ability to control the behavior strikes a reasonable compromise.
- Mrs Maguire said the two sides must reach a compromise.
- The two sides struck a compromise on the issue of compensation.
- So the struggle to find workable compromises gets harder.
- Since in due course it took from February until July to reach an acceptable compromise, it is difficult to follow how the submission of a detailed scheme in November would have produced such a miraculous result.
2(trade-off)a compromise between price and quality — un equilibrio entre precio y calidad
- efficiency achieved with no compromise to safety — eficiencia obtenida sin comprometer la seguridad
1(make concessions)transigirtransar Latin Americawe compromised on $750 — transigimos en $750
- Rickover's limited ability to compromise gave him a strong need to sacrifice one thing for another.
- Australian mistresses therefore were generally required to compromise on what they imagined to be superior English standards of domestic service.
- His sharp lyrics and refusal to compromise combined with an easy humor and winning personality to make him one of the great protest singers.
- The style is pedestrian but reader friendly without compromising on the quality of the prose.
- He may need to compromise in order to get the merry-go-round spinning.
- Lots of CEOs would love to curb those costs without compromising on quality.
- Rickover was far too rigid to compromise with industry - or anyone for that matter.
- The question was how far a director should compromise in order to tell a story.
- Though you can be stubborn at times, bring yourself to compromise in disputes.
- But, in fact, they have been able to compromise on several issues.
- ‘Safety and delivery of service standards is something we cannot compromise on,’ he said.
- That means we don't have to compromise on standards, and the parts are designed to work together as a unit.
- He is willing to compromise on demographic diversity in order to avoid compromising on ideological diversity.
- You get along well with others because you don't make undue demands and your willingness to compromise often brings the concessions you want.
- The president urged the parties to compromise for the sake of stability.
- I don't think we should compromise on those standards.
- I knew precisely what I was looking for and had just about reached the stage where I was about to compromise and settle for something I wasn't all that keen on.
- You may have to compromise in litigation or disputes.
- We simply cannot compromise on policy anymore.
- Highly trained and experienced brewers who refuse to compromise make Victory's beers some of the boldest, cleanest ones around.
- And that's why we can't compromise on abortion rights.
- So, you can shop around for lower prices without compromising on quality.
- We cannot accept peace if we are to compromise on our sovereignty, on our freedom.
- But basically the books all give the same depressing advice: compromise, settle, tone yourself down, and do it sooner rather than later.
- The hands-on publisher has succeeded by refusing to compromise on production standards - and paying attention to a changing Asia.
- After the Boston Tea Party in 1774, however, his willingness to compromise vanished.
- Under this standard, moreover, those who might have been willing to compromise don't have to.
- Even in this year, films that refuse to compromise have been made.
2(give way)to compromise on sth
- we cannot compromise on this point — en este punto no podemos ceder / transigir
- we didn't want to compromise on safety — no queríamos comprometer la seguridad
1(discredit)(person/reputation/organization) comprometerto compromise oneself — ponerse en una situación comprometida
- This latest round of cultural subversion fatally compromised Wall Street's ability to hold its own against New Deal reformers.
- Young girls were considered unfit for matchmaking because of the danger that they might be compromised.
- It is far more likely that this was a pattern of behavior in a man who had compromised himself many times before.
- The danger of compromising his position of authority is one reason for not getting too close.
- The deal that the company has done with the unions will compromise to some extent its ability to reduce staffing.
- This only serves to compromise racing success.
- I will, however, question the assumption that this concession compromises the realist agenda.
- Where is the president's anger that his administration has been compromised by behavior he claims to believe is unacceptable?
- If you include advertising, separate it from the informational content to avoid compromising your objectivity.
- You have accomplished visual changes without compromising the editorial content.
- Rubato is used very sparingly, and forward flow is not compromised for the sake of expression.
- They also compromise routing performance by dedicating CPU cycles to aggregation chores.
- To do so without challenge is to seriously compromise the integrity of The Peak.
- And he wouldn't support it if it compromised our war fighters.
- This makes it an excellent choice for developing cross-platform games without compromising performance.
- Marcus represents important ideas in a fluid and entertaining style, without compromising scientific content.
- Second, there is growing evidence that financial conflicts of interest are compromising the integrity of the clinical research enterprise.
- But effectively their behavior is treasonist, in the sense that it has compromised the lives of a lot of other Americans and our cause there.
- They relinquished government rather than compromise their principles of arbitration in workplace relations.
- Their season must have been compromised by the fact that twice they will have three weeks between games.
- He doesn't think that argument is compromised by the fact that premiums account for only 13 per cent of the cost of health care, with the rest coming out of general revenue.
- I know I've already compromised my ability to reach the height of my career.
- Celtic's easy superiority can lead to an environment in which famous, wealthy young men become complacent and allow their behaviour to be compromised.
- Is there any area on their agenda that has been compromised by the lack of funds?
- A rash of other private initiatives will compromise government control of space programs in the near future.
- We must never compromise safety in our search for a solution.
- In the new market economy, how do colleges and universities compete for scarce resources from public and private sectors without compromising their integrity and autonomy?
- On the one hand, such behavior can compromise an issue in the short term, for sure.
2(endanger)comprometerponer en peligro
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