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unbalance

verb un·bal·ance \ ˌən-ˈba-lən(t)s \
|Updated on: 12 Jul 2018

Definition of unbalance

unbalanced; unbalancing
: to put out of balance

Examples of unbalance in a Sentence

  1. If too many people stand up, it will unbalance the boat.

  2. The tax cuts have unbalanced the budget.

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First Known Use of unbalance

1854

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unbalance

noun

Definition of unbalance

: lack of balance : imbalance

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First Known Use of unbalance

1855

in the meaning defined above

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UNBALANCE Defined for English Language Learners

unbalance

Definition of unbalance for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (something or someone) to stop being balanced, steady, stable, etc.



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