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English definition of “balance”

balance

noun (MONEY)    /ˈbæl.əns/
B2 [C usually singular] the amount of money you have in a bank account, or the amount of something that you have left after you have spent or used up the rest: Once we know how much money we'll need, let's spend the balance (= the amount left). The company's success is reflected in its healthy bank balance.Things remainingGeneral words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money [U] Indian English the money that is returned to someone who has paid for something that costs less than the amount that they gave → See also change noun
(Definition of balance noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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