Bedeutung von “balance” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈbæləns/
Extra Examples
I was struggling to keep my balance.She has a good sense of balance.I managed to recover my balance at the last minute.I tripped and lost my balance.Dancing helps develop balance and coordination.

B2 the state of having your weight spread in such a way that you do not fall over:

I lost my balance and fell off the bike.
The force of the explosion threw him off balance (= it was difficult for him to stay standing).
EQUAL [ U, no plural ]

B2 a situation in which the correct amount of importance is given to each thing so that a situation is successful:

We hope to strike a balance between police powers and the protection of citizens.
The new factory will destroy the ecological balance in the area.
→ Opposite imbalance
FAIR [ U ]

the quality something has when it considers all the facts in a fair way:

I felt his report lacked balance.
on balance

B2 used to give your opinion after you have considered all the facts about something:

On balance, I'd prefer a woman dentist to a man.

B2 the amount of money that you still have to pay, or that you have left to use:

[ usually singular ] I always pay off the balance on my credit card each month.

(Definition von “balance noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)