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balance sth against sth

verb uk phrasal verb with balance   /ˈbæl.əns/ us  
to compare the advantages and disadvantages of something: The ecological effects of the factory need to be balanced against the employment it generates.
Translations of “balance sth against sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 權衡,比較…
in Russian взвешивать за и против…
in Turkish bir şeyin avantaj ve dezavantajlarını kıyaslamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 权衡,比较…
in Polish rozważać coś w kontekście czegoś…
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