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English definition of “in the balance”

in the balance

C2 If a situation is in the balance, it has reached a stage where it will soon be decided one way or another: The game hung in the balance until the last minute when an exciting point decided it.Decisions and deciding
(Definition of in the balance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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