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compromis

[kom-pruh-mee] /ˈkɒm prəˌmi/
noun, plural compromises
[kom-pruh-meez] /ˈkɒm prəˌmiz/ (Show IPA).
International Law.
1.
a formal document, executed in common by nations submitting a dispute to arbitration, that defines the matter at issue, the rules of procedure and the powers of the arbitral tribunal, and the principles for determining the award.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < French: literally, compromise
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