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Translation of "balance" - English-Polish dictionary

balance

noun     /ˈbæləns/
WEIGHT [U]
B2 when the weight of someone or something is spread in such a way that they do not fall over równowaga I lost my balance and fell off the bike. The force of the explosion threw him off balance (= it was difficult for him to stay standing).Balance and imbalance
EQUAL [U, no plural]
B2 when the correct amount of importance is given to each thing so that a situation is successful równowaga, kompromis We hope to strike a balance between police powers and the protection of citizens. →  Opposite imbalance Balance and imbalance
FAIR [U]
when you consider all the facts in a fair way wyważenie I felt his report lacked balance.Justice and fairness
on balance
B2 used to give your opinion after you have considered all the facts about something zważywszy wszystko On balance, I'd prefer a woman dentist to a man.Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
MONEY [C]
B2 the amount of money that you still have to pay, or that you have left to use saldo, bilans [usually singular] I always pay off the balance on my credit card each month.Things remainingBanks and bank accounts
(Definition of balance noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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