Galician

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin comprōmissum. Cognate with Portuguese compromisso.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kompɾoˈmiso/ [kom.pɾoˈmi.s̺ʊ]
  • Rhymes: -iso
  • Hyphenation: com‧pro‧mi‧so

Noun

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compromiso m (plural compromisos)

  1. commitment

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Spanish

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Etymology

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From Latin comprōmissum. Cognate with Catalan compromís, French compromis, Italian compromesso, Portuguese compromisso.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kompɾoˈmiso/ [kõm.pɾoˈmi.so]
  • Rhymes: -iso
  • Syllabification: com‧pro‧mi‧so

Noun

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compromiso m (plural compromisos)

  1. commitment
    sin compromisowithout obligation
    • 2006, Irene Askasibar Zendoia, La Sostenibilidad, Un Compromiso de La Escuela, Grao, page 82:
      Suscitar el compromiso y la participación de la comunidad escolar en la recogida selectiva.
      Provoke the commitment and participation of the school community in the selective collecting.
  2. engagement, appointment
  3. (law) compromise
  4. predicament (an unfortunate or trying position)

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Descendants

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  • Tagalog: kompromiso

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