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balance

noun (EQUAL)
相等
 
 
/ˈbæl.ənts/
[S or U] a state where things are of equal weight or force; equilibrium
平衡
The toddler wobbled and lost his balance (= started to fall sideways).
那个刚学步的小孩摇摇晃晃,几下就失去了平衡。
She had to hold onto the railings to keep her balance (= to stop herself from falling).
她得扶住围栏才能保持平衡。
New tax measures are designed to redress the balance (= make the situation more equal) between rich and poor.
新的税收措施旨在通过再次分配使贫富差距趋于合理。
We must strike a balance between reckless spending and penny-pinching (= try to have something between these two things).
我们必须花费有度,既不能肆意挥霍,也不要一毛不拔。
Balance and imbalance
[U] The balance on a piece of electronic equipment for playing music is the particular mixture of different sounds, or the device which controls this.
(乐音的)平衡,安排与调整;(乐器)平衡器
Recording sounds and imagesAmplifiers, microphones and speakers
on balance after thinking about all the different facts or opinions
总的说来
I would say that, on balance, it hasn't been a bad year.
总的说来,我觉得今年还不错。
Balance and imbalance
(Definition of balance noun (EQUAL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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