balance sth against sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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balance sth against sth

phrasal verb with balance uk   us   /ˈbæl.əns/ verb
to ​compare the ​advantages and ​disadvantages of something: The ​ecologicaleffects of the ​factory need to be ​balanced against the ​employment it ​generates.
(Definition of balance sth against sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “balance sth against sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 权衡,比较…
in Turkish bir şeyin avantaj ve dezavantajlarını kıyaslamak…
in Russian взвешивать за и против…
in Chinese (Traditional) 權衡,比較…
in Polish rozważać coś w kontekście czegoś…
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