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Ausgleich

noun
  1. the agreement (1867) that established the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary
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Word Origin

German: levelling out, from aus out + gleichen to be similar
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Historical Examples

  • His negotiations with Hungary produced the compromise, the Ausgleich, of 1867.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

    Henry Baerlein

  • The Ausgleich was of ill-omen to the Slav subjects of Hungary.

  • Well, I am unspeakably glad to have that ausgleich off my hands.

    Mark Twain's Speeches

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • Yet Ausgleich and its Hungarian equivalent Kiegyezés simply mean composition.

  • Votes upon motions, whether carried or defeated, could make endless delay, and postpone the Ausgleich to next century.