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balanced

adjective  /ˈbæl·ənst/ us  

balanced adjective (HAVING RIGHT AMOUNTS)

giving all sides equal attention and consideration: The news program prided itself on its balanced reporting. A balanced budget is a financial plan in which the amount of money spent is not greater than the amount received. A balanced diet is a combination of the correct types and amounts of food.
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