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Verb
Neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite influence
“If mutations can solve the problem, then a cost-benefit analysis is needed to determine whether a mutagenic mechanism can provide benefits sufficient to counterbalance its cost.”
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Compare, play off
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To be greater in importance than
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To be inclusive of after payment of an agreed amount of money or funds
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To make stable
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To make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offence or a crime or a sin one has committed
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To bring into musical accord
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To put an end to by formal action
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To find out how heavy (someone or something) is, typically using scales
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To do what is required by the terms of
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To prevent oneself from
Noun
A force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective
“… charitable giving is usually a good counterbalance to the self-indulgent commercialism of the Christmas season.”
Noun
Balance
Noun
A way of protecting oneself against financial loss or other adverse circumstances
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Something used to measure heaviness
Noun
A calm state of mind
Noun
Thinking or behaving that is oppositional to previous or established modes of thought and behavior
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