Translation of "balance" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

balance

noun (EQUAL) 相等 uk us /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). 那個剛學走路的小孩搖搖晃晃的,走了幾步就失去平衡。
She had to hold onto the railings to keep her balance (= to stop herself from falling). 她必須扶著圍欄才能保持平衡。
New tax measures are designed to redress the balance (= make the situation more equal) between rich and poor. 新的稅收措施旨在透過重新分配,使貧富差距趨於合理。
We must strike a balance between reckless spending and penny-pinching (= try to have something between these two things). 我們必須有限度地花費,既不能肆意揮霍,也不要一毛不拔。

[ 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.

(樂音的)平衡,安排與調整;(樂器)平衡器
on balance

after thinking about all the different facts or opinions

總的說來;大體說來
I would say that, on balance, it hasn't been a bad year. 大體說來,我認為今年還不錯。

(Translation of “balance noun (EQUAL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)