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English definition of “in the balance”

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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.
Translations of “in the balance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 懸而不決, 結果未定…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悬而未决, 结果未定…
(Definition of in the balance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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