redress the balance

idiom

formal
: to make a situation fair
They've been treated unfairly, and it's time to redress the balance.

Examples of redress the balance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Right-leaning outlets might see their ideological foes’ decisions to block AI web crawlers as a unique opportunity to redress the balance. Kate Knibbs, WIRED, 24 Jan. 2024 With tight job markets, workers may seek to redress the balance. Agustín Carstens, Fortune, 3 July 2023 How do brands redress the balance? Cleve Gibbon, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2023 The dry-drinking market Nondrinking entrepreneurs are already aiming to redress the balance with alcohol-free alternatives, once the preserve of a niche industry. Shafi Musaddique, The Christian Science Monitor, 24 Jan. 2022 For underserved and overpoliced Black and Brown communities, Fagon sees this as an opportunity to redress the balance. Deidre Dyer, Vogue, 20 Apr. 2021 But permanently hosting Space Command headquarters at Peterson would also help redress the balance. Tom Rogan, Washington Examiner, 10 Dec. 2020 Despite the Trump administration’s efforts to redress the balance of trade in the U.S. Rey Mashayekhi, Fortune, 8 Dec. 2020

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“Redress the balance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redress%20the%20balance. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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