Origin of trade-off
How to use trade-off in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
Its graceful hotels and beautiful restaurants are totally dependent on the tourist trade.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The result of the restoration of trade, banking, and credit to earlier and more normal conditions has been steadily apparent.
The doctrine of international free trade, albeit the most conspicuous of its applications, was but one case under the general law.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
But they have tied their credit system in the bonds of narrow banking laws and their trade in those of a cramping tariff.
So far we have not made great progress in securing Europe's Latin-American trade.
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.
Other 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]