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Meaning of “in the balance” in the English Dictionary

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in the balance

C2 If a ​situation is in the balance, it has ​reached a ​stage where it will ​soon be ​decided one way or another: The ​game hung in the balance until the last ​minute.
(Definition of in the balance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in the balance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 悬而未决, 结果未定…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懸而不決, 結果未定…
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