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compromiso

Translation of compromiso in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 1 1.1 (obligación) no respetó el compromiso adquirido con el electorado he reneged on the commitment o/or pledge he had made to the electorate ha contraído el compromiso de educarlos en la fe católica she has undertaken o/or pledged to bring them up in the Catholic faith solicite, sin compromiso alguno, nuestro folleto informativo ask/send for our brochure without obligation los invitó por compromiso she felt obliged to invite them, she invited them out of a sense of duty no les voy a regalar nada, yo con ellos no tengo ningún compromiso I'm not going to give them anything, I'm under no obligation to them no le regales nada, lo pones en un compromiso don't buy him anything or you'll make him feel he has to buy you something soltero y sin compromiso free and single [humorístico/humorous], footloose and fancy-free [humorístico/humorous]
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    1.2 (de un artista, escritor) political commitment
  • 5 (apuro) awkward situation me pones en un compromiso you're putting me in an awkward position
  • 6 [Medicina/Medicine] un golpe en la cabeza con compromiso cerebral a blow to the head affecting the brain

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