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An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady
“The ground moved and I lost my balance.”
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A situation in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions
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“After many years, he was still trying to find the right balance between work and play.”
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That which is left over after the rest have been dealt with
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“The top candidates made it through to the second round while the balance were asked to leave.”
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A counteracting weight or force
“A small coffee industry and subsistence farming serve as a balance to the poverty of the land reserves.”
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The state of being unbiased
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“Both parties were satisfied with the balance in the president's decision.”
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Mental or emotional stability
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“His mental balance has been called into question following the latest incident.”
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An apparatus for weighing
“She meticulously measured her ingredients on a balance in line with the recipe.”
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A proficiency or well-balanced ability
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The state of having a normal healthy mind
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A consideration of things relative to other similar cases
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A state equally removed from two opposite extremes
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The property of being sage
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An excessive supply
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The quality or state of lacking in intensity or severity
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Regularity, restraint
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The state or characteristic of being reasonable
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Status of relationship
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The act or state of steadying
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An advantage or improvement that necessitates the corresponding loss or degradation of something else
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The way in which a whole is made up from several components
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The process of equating one thing with another
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A bill for goods or services provided over a period
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Thinking or behaving that is oppositional to previous or established modes of thought and behavior
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The chances or likelihood of something happening or being the case
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The state or quality of being sturdy
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Percentage, relation of part to whole
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Regulating wheel
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Money that is owed and should have been paid earlier
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Smoothness and elegance of movement
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Cash available for use
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Money obtained in return for labour or services
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A mixture of different substances or other things
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A thing that contributes extra features to something else in such a way as to improve or emphasize its quality
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A person or thing whose presence or behaviour is likely to put one at a disadvantage
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To counteract or equal the effect or importance of
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“I try to balance the number of calories I consume with the amount I expend on my daily activities.”
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To hold (an object or objects) precariously
“Waiters were required to balance trays of food skillfully on the palms of their hands.”
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To compare the relative weight or importance of
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“We should know what to do once we balance the pros and cons of this decision.”
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To calculate or make equal numerically
“It may be time to hire an accountant to balance our finances.”
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To pay or give what is owed
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“We had to balance our account with the hotel before checking out.”
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To waver between different courses of action
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“She had a tendency to balance and waffle on certain hot-button issues.”
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To make level or equal in amount, degree, or status
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Be or cause to be balanced or suspended
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To align or position in the center of
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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Inspect financial records
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To correspond or cause to correspond in some essential respect
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To match or rival in performance or extent
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To be inclusive of after payment of an agreed amount of money or funds
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Control being passed from one to the other using interrupts
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To provide comfort or assuagement to
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To position or place something in a particular place or spot
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Maintain, sustain
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Be ready and prepared to do something
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Point out the resemblance of someone or something to
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To find or regain possession of (something stolen or lost)
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Put together or join to form a pair
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To achieve the same score or ranking as another competitor or team
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Adjective
Remaining after the greater part or quantity has gone