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Translation of "balance" - English-Russian 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 равновесие 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 равновесие 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 взвешенность 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 по зрелом размышлении 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 баланс [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-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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