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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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an exchange, esp as a compromise
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the exchange of one thing for another of more or less equal value, esp. to effect a compromise.
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|Noun||1.||trade-off - an exchange that occurs as a compromise; "I faced a tradeoff between eating and buying my medicine"|
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trade-off[ˈtreɪdɒf] N there is always a trade-off between risk and return → siempre existe un elemento de compensación entre el riesgo y las ganancias
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trade-offn situación f que requiere sacrificar una cosa para lograr otra; You're facing a trade-off between putting up with the itching or having pain.. Ud. tiene que escoger entre aguantar la comezón o padecer dolor.
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