- n. Any situation in which the quality or quantity of one thing must be decreased for another to be increased.
“He said there was no long-term trade-off between growth and austerity.”
“The confiscation idea raises in stark terms the trade-off between tax increases and economic growth.”
“He says he sees “no real trade-off” between volunteerism in the community and the demands of his religious obligations.”
“Black Protestants uniquely combine individualistic piety with communal identity, the two ways in which religion shapes political activism.21 In other religious traditions, we generally see a trade-off between these two.”
“That may have been his personal Faustian trade-off.”
“Did the Chinese agree to the suspension, and was it a temporary trade-off because China wants to ensure the strategically more important oil and gas pipelines?”
“Sure, perhaps the insurance companies would have to take a cut out of the profits that they provide to shareholders (and lower their exorbitant CEO salaries) – but really, I think this is a fair trade-off for the insurance companies who have been skimping on coverage to maximize profits for decades.”
“That's the trade-off for protecting their exporters by slowing the currency's rise, he said.”
“Cost issues aside, having to cut back on storage is a trade-off I'm willing to make when I'm on the road.”
“Rather than fight that trade-off, libertarian/conservatives should fight to ensure that people are free to choose a minimalist coverage plan.”
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