Meaning of TRADE-OFF in English

TRADE-OFF

/trayd"awf', -of'/ , n.

the exchange of one thing for another of more or less equal value, esp. to effect a compromise.

Also, tradeoff .

[ 1960-65; n. use of v. phrase trade off ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .