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counterbalanceverb [T]

uk   /ˈkaʊntəˌbæləns/ us   /-ṱɚ-/
to have an equal but opposite effect on something in a positive way, so that it does not have too much of a particular characteristic: Investment in forestry projects is intended to counterbalance the effects of carbon emissions. Short-term losses in revenue will be counterbalanced by new business opportunities.

counterbalancenoun [C, usually singular]

/ˈkaʊntəˌbæləns/ /-ṱɚ-/
something that has an equal and opposite effect on something in a positive way: counterbalance to sth Internet lobby groups have been a welcome counterbalance to the power of the multinationals.
(Definition of counterbalance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “counterbalance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使平衡, 抵消, 弥补…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使平衡, 抵消, 彌補…
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