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"Compromised" is a form of "compromise", a noun which is often translated as "la solución intermedia". "Jeopardized" is a form of "jeopardize", a transitive verb which is often translated as "poner en peligro". Learn more about the difference between "compromised" and "jeopardized" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mutual agreement)
a. la solución intermedia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The parties finally reached a compromise after three hours of negotiation.Después de tres horas de negociación, las partes finalmente llegaron a una solución intermedia.
2. (giving ground)
a. la transigencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Compromise is not one of her strong points.La transigencia no es su punto fuerte.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to come to a mutual agreement)
a. llegar a una solución intermedia
In the end we compromised and everyone gave $50.Al final llegamos a una solución intermedia y todos dieron 50 dólares.
4. (to make concessions)
a. transigir
If you two want to reach an agreement, you both need to learn how to compromise.Si quieren llegar a un acuerdo, ambos deben aprender a transigir.
b. hacer concesiones
They knew what they wanted and were not prepared to compromise.Sabían lo que querían y no estaban dispuestos a hacer concesiones.
5. (to accept something inferior)
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This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It may be necessary to compromise on some immediate goals so that the project can continue.Tal vez sea necesario dejar de lado algunos objetivos inmediatos para que el proyecto siga adelante.
We are not prepared to compromise on quality.No estamos dispuestos a aceptar algo de calidad inferior.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to jeopardize)
a. comprometer
That strategy could compromise the safety of our soldiers.Esa estrategia podría comprometer la seguridad de nuestros soldados.
b. poner en peligro
These measures will compromise the future development of the project.Estas medidas pondrán en peligro el futuro desarrollo del proyecto.
7. (to discredit)
a. comprometer (reputation)
He wouldn't do anything to compromise his reputation.No haría nada que comprometiera su reputación.
8. (to weaken)
a. traicionar (principles)
As soon as you compromise your principles, you are lost.En cuanto traiciones tus principios, estás perdido.
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
9. (to put oneself in a difficult situation)
a. ponerse en un compromiso
She is compromising herself by accepting this invitation.Al aceptar esta invitación se está poniendo en un compromiso.
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jeopardize
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. poner en peligro
The company's decision to pull out of the country could jeopardize the future of the national steel industry.La decisión de la empresa de retirarse del país podría poner en peligro el futuro de la industria siderúrgica nacional.
b. poner en riesgo
Given the weather conditions, we have canceled the event so as not to jeopardize the safety of participants.Dadas las condiciones climáticas, cancelamos el encuentro para no poner en riesgo la seguridad de los participantes.
c. arriesgar
The professor was willing to jeopardize her career in order to adhere to her principles.La profesora estaba dispuesta a arriesgar su carrera en aras de sus principios.
d. comprometer
I don't want to do anything that would jeopardize my chances of getting a promotion.No quiero hacer nada que pueda comprometer mis posibilidades de ascenso.
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