[kuh m-prahyz] /kəmˈpraɪz/
verb (used with object), comprized, comprizing.
[kom-pruh-mee] /ˈkɒm prəˌmi/ noun, plural compromises [kom-pruh-meez] /ˈkɒm prəˌmiz/ (Show IPA). International Law. 1. a formal document, executed in common by nations submitting a dispute to arbitration, that defines the matter at issue, the rules of procedure and the powers of the arbitral tribunal, and the principles for determining the award.
[kom-pruh-mahyz] /ˈkɒm prəˌmaɪz/ noun 1. a settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or opposing claims, principles, etc., by reciprocal modification of demands. 2. the result of such a settlement. 3. something intermediate between different things: The split-level is a compromise between a ranch house and a multistoried house. […]
[kom-pruh-mahyzd] /ˈkɒm prəˌmaɪzd/ adjective, Pathology. 1. unable to function optimally, especially with regard to immune response, owing to underlying disease, harmful environmental exposure, or the side effects of a course of treatment. [kom-pruh-mahyz] /ˈkɒm prəˌmaɪz/ noun 1. a settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or opposing claims, principles, […]
noun, Railroads. 1. a joint for linking together rails having different sections.