Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of compromise.
  • adjective Having been compromised.

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Examples

  • ROTH: Though the Security Council failed to demand an immediate halt in the fighting, France and Russia were pleased with what they called a compromised document.

    CNN Transcript Jul 31, 2006

  • Hence anything that requires uniform support from Democrats is going to start out compromised from a progressive point of view.

    Matthew Yglesias » How Many Votes to Change the Senate’s Rules

  • Not to mention that single payer was compromised from the beginning.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bloggers foresee big political benefits in health bill. Split Ax vs. Rahm 

  • Hence anything that requires uniform support from Democrats is going to start out compromised from a progressive point of view.

    Matthew Yglesias » How Many Votes to Change the Senate’s Rules

  • BASH: Now, there you heard the president speaking in details, very different from what he said just yesterday, where he called a compromised piece of legislation that is before the Senate interesting.

    CNN Transcript Apr 25, 2006

  • That his lungs might be compromised is inconceivable – I was a sickly child with respiratory problems that kept me in puffers and masks and that put me in hospital too frequently, but I was a frail, skinny thing, whereas Jasper … Jasper is the very picture of boyish strength, all hale chub and muscle and barely-contained energy, a wee Wagnerian hero ready to slay dragons, or stuffed purple dinosaurs, whichever gets in his way.

    If Wishes Were Pussycats | Her Bad Mother

  • As someone who doesn’t even support caps on lawsuits to begin with, to say that you guys compromised is a joke.

    Matthew Yglesias » Economist: If Only Obama Had Done Things He’s Actually Done, Things Might Be Different

  • I agree, although this big baby and the oversized screen for the visually compromised is a God send, it’s a bit pricey (I think I've seen a price drop and if purchased at Costco mail order, it's returnable if your unhappy with it) but like everything else there are trade-offs.

    GPS Mapping software

  • I agree, although this big baby and the oversized screen for the visually compromised is a God send, it’s a bit pricey (I think I've seen a price drop and if purchased at Costco mail order, it's returnable if your unhappy with it) but like everything else there are trade-offs.

    GPS Mapping software

  • I agree, although this big baby and the oversized screen for the visually compromised is a God send, it’s a bit pricey (I think I've seen a price drop and if purchased at Costco mail order, it's returnable if your unhappy with it) but like everything else there are trade-offs.

    GPS Mapping software

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