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in balance

Definition of in balance

  1. :  having an appropriate amount of attention paid to contrasting forces, elements, or demands <He's trying to keep his work life and his family life in balance.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : :  an instrument for weighing: as

    :  a beam that is supported freely in the center and has two pans of equal weight suspended from its ends

    :  a device that uses the elasticity of a spiral spring for measuring weight or force

  1. :  to compute the difference between the debits and credits of (an account)

    :  to pay the amount due on :  settle

    :  to arrange so that one set of elements exactly equals another


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