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"even (sth) out" in British English

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even (sth) out

phrasal verb with even uk   us   /ˈiː.vən/ verb [T]
to ​becomeequal, or to make something ​equal: The ​league is ​divided into two ​skilllevels in ​order to ​even out the ​competition.

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(Definition of even (sth) out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"even (sth) out" in Business English

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even (sth) out

phrasal verb with even uk   us   /ˈiːvən/ verb
to become ​regular or ​equal, or to make something do this: Adding ​money to your ​portfolio a little at a ​time will ​even out a lot of ​unpredictable fluctuations. Investors are waiting for the ​housingmarket to ​even itself out. These differences in ​pay tend to ​even out over ​time.
(Definition of even (sth) out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “even (sth) out”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)相等, (使)平均…
in Turkish düzel(t)mek, düzleş(tir)mek, eşitle(n)mek…
in Russian выравнивать(ся)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)相等, (使)平均…
in Polish wyrównywać się/ coś…
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