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give-and-takealso give and take (gĭv′ən-tāk′)
1. The practice of compromise.
2. Lively exchange of ideas or conversation: "the raucous give and take of American democracy" (Charles Kuralt).
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1. mutual concessions, shared benefits, and cooperation
2. a smoothly flowing exchange of ideas and talk
to make mutual concessions
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the practice of dealing by compromise; cooperation.
2. good-natured exchange of talk, ideas, etc.
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|Noun||1.||give-and-take - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"|
speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication, oral communication, speech, language - (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
argumentation, debate, argument - a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal; "the argument over foreign aid goes on and on"
deliberation - (usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question; "the deliberations of the jury"
panel discussion - discussion of a subject of public interest by a group of persons forming a panel usually before an audience
public discussion, ventilation - free and open discussion of (or debate on) some question of public interest; "such a proposal deserves thorough public discussion"
|2.||give-and-take - light teasing repartee |
repartee - adroitness and cleverness in reply
badinage - frivolous banter
persiflage - light teasing
|3.||give-and-take - mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)|
interaction - a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
reciprocity - mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges
cross-fertilisation, cross-fertilization - interchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial; "the cross-fertilization of science and the creative arts"
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noun compromise, agreement, concession, co-operation, flexibility, reciprocity a happy relationship where there's a lot of give-and-take
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give-and-takealso give and take
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
give-and-take[ˌgɪv/ənˈteɪk] n (fam) → elasticità
there has to be a bit of give-and-take → bisogna venirsi un po' incontro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995