Compromise

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Definition

a compromise: a concession, a negotiation, an adjustment
noun

to compromise: to put something in danger; to accept something less than you originally wanted
verb

(a) compromising (photo): (a) potentially humiliating (photo)
adjective

Examples

  • "The internet is abuzz with new photos depicting former Delavigne Corp intern Edward Moon in a series of 'compromising' positions."
  • "But some of you 'media types' want people to believe that what I do in my personal life compromises the integrity of Warbuckle's Department Stores."
  • "Mr. Cheeter has yet to compromise any of our relationships with our clients, and his integrity in business matters has never been questioned."
  • "In order to prevent the transmission of diseases in the workplace, I have put in place a new initiative that will encourage people to wash their hands after using the bathroom. I am reluctant to reveal too much information regarding the protocol as it may compromise its effectiveness."

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