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"equilibrium" in British English

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equilibriumnoun [S or U]

uk   us   /ˌiː.kwɪˈlɪb.ri.əm/ /ˌek.wɪ-/ formal
(Definition of equilibrium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"equilibrium" in American English

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equilibriumnoun [U]

 us   /ˌi·kwəˈlɪb·ri·əm, ˌek·wə-/
a ​state of ​balance: He ​devised a ​mathematicalmethod to ​prove the ​existence of equilibrium among ​prices, ​production, and ​consumerdemand. biology Equilibrium is also the ​state of ​balancemaintained by the ​variousorganisms that ​live in a ​particularenvironment. physics Equilibrium also ​means a ​state of ​balance between ​opposingforces. Equilibrium is also a ​state of ​mentalcalm.
(Definition of equilibrium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"equilibrium" in Business English

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equilibriumnoun [S or U]

uk   us   /ˌiːkwɪˈlɪbriəm/ ECONOMICS
a ​situation in which an ​economy is ​balanced and not ​experiencing large ​changes, for ​example when the ​number of ​goods that ​people want to ​buy is similar to the ​number of ​goods being ​offered: equilibrium between sth and sth Raising the ​prices we ​charge the ​consumer would ​enable us to ​raisewages until we ​reach an equilibrium between ​supply and ​demand.equilibrium in sth Saudi Arabia has promised to make every ​effort to ensure equilibrium in the ​oilindustry and to ​stabilizeprices.
(Definition of equilibrium from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “equilibrium”
in Spanish equilibrio…
in Vietnamese trạng thái cân bằng…
in Malaysian keseimbangan…
in Thai ความสมดุล…
in French équilibre…
in German das Gleichgewicht…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平衡, 均衡, (心情或情绪的)平静,安宁…
in Indonesian keseimbangan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平衡, 均衡, (心情或情緒的)平靜,安寧…
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