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Origin of trade-off
British Dictionary definitions for trade-off
Cultural definitions for trade-off
What must be given up, and what is gained, when an economic decision is made.
Idioms and Phrases with trade-off
Exchange one thing for another, especially as a compromise. For example, They were willing to trade off some vacation for the freedom to work flexible hours. This idiom gave rise to tradeoff for “an exchange.” [First half of 1800s]