tradeoff(redirected from Tradeoffs)
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trade·offor trade-off (trād′ôf′, -ŏf′)
An exchange of one thing in return for another, especially relinquishment of one benefit or advantage for another regarded as more desirable: "a fundamental trade-off between capitalist prosperity and economic security" (David A. Stockman).
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|Noun||1.||tradeoff - an exchange that occurs as a compromise; "I faced a tradeoff between eating and buying my medicine"|