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词源(Etymology)

From Middle French compromis, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin compromissum (a compromise, originally a mutual promise to refer to arbitration), prop. neuter of Latin compromissus, past participle of compromittere (to make a mutual promise to abide by the decision of an arbiter), from com- (together) + promittere (to promise); see promise.

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名词(Noun)

compromise (countable and uncountable, plural compromises)

  1. The settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions.
    • c. 1595, William Shakespeare, King Richard the Second
      But basely yielded upon compromise / That which his noble ancestors achieved with blows.
    • 1775, Edmund Burke, Conciliation with America
      All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
    • 1827, Henry Hallam, The Constitutional History of England
      An abhorrence of concession and compromise is a never failing characteristic of religious factions.
  2. A committal to something derogatory or objectionable; a prejudicial concession; a surrender.
    a compromise of character or right
    • 1823, Charles Lamb, Modern Gallantry
      I was determined not to accept any fine speeches, to the compromise of that sex the belonging to which was, after all, my strongest claim and title to them.
  3. (computer security) A breach of a computer or network's rules such that an unauthorized disclosure or loss of sensitive information may have occurred, or the unauthorized disclosure or loss itself.

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compromise (third-person singular simple present compromises, present participle compromising, simple past and past participle compromised)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To bind by mutual agreement.
  2. To adjust and settle by mutual concessions; to compound.
    • 1662, Thomas Fuller, History of the Worthies of England
      The controversy may easily be compromised.
  3. (intransitive) To find a way between extremes.
  4. 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.
    • 1855, John Lothrop Motley, The Rise of the Dutch Republic
      To pardon all who had been compromised in the late disturbances.
  5. (transitive) To cause impairment of.
  6. (transitive) To breach (a security system).
    He tried to compromise the security in the computer by guessing the password.

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compromise

  1. third-person singular past historic of compromettere

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