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balance (sth) out/up

verb uk phrasal verb with balance   /ˈbæl.əns/ us  
to be equal in amount or value, or to make things equal in amount or value: I spend a lot one month and not so much the next and in the end it balances out. We'd better ask a few men to the party to balance up the numbers.Balance and imbalance
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