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unbalance

verb [T] uk   us   /ʌnˈbæl.əns/

unbalance verb [T] (NOT FIRM)

to cause something or someone to be unbalanced: The result was to further unbalance the monetary-fiscal policy mix.

unbalance verb [T] (MENTALLY ILL)

to make someone mentally ill, especially temporarily

unbalance verb [T] (NOT FAIR)

to make something unfair or not equal
Translations of “unbalance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不穩固, 使不均衡, 使失去平衡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不稳固, 使不均衡, 使失去平衡…
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