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English definition of “balanced”


adjective (HAVING RIGHT AMOUNTS)   /ˈbæl·ənst/
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 .
(Definition of balanced adjective (HAVING RIGHT AMOUNTS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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