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    [r] =?

    compromise (LOWER STANDARDS) Show phonetics
    verb [T] DISAPPROVING
    to allow your principles to be weakened or your standards or morals to be lowered:
    Don't compromise your beliefs/principles for the sake of being accepted.
    If we back down on this issue, our reputation will be compromised.
    [R] His political career ended when he compromised himself by accepting bribes.
    Hi! Could someone please tell me what [R] stands for? Thanks in advance!

    The quoted above is from online Cambridge Dictionary. Here is the URL link.
    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/defi...5777&dict=CALD

    And I have researched the codes list of the dictionary( URL link available as below), but came across nothing useful.
    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/help/codes.htm

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    #2

    Re: [r] =?

    I think [R]-Reported speech.
    Regards,
    rj1948.

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    Re: [r] =?

    Hi rj1948

    Thank you for your help.

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