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outweighverb [T]

us   /ˌɑʊtˈweɪ/
to be likely to be more important than or have an effect on something else: The benefits of increased immigration outweigh the costs.
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outweighverb [T]

uk   /ˌaʊtˈweɪ/ us  
to have more influence or importance than something else: Annual weather variations still seem to be outweighing any global warming trends.be outweighed by sth Small changes in the tax burden are likely to be outweighed by other factors.outweigh the risks/benefits/considerations Medical experts maintain that the benefits of the new drug outweigh any risks.
to be larger in number or amount than something else: Public finances showed a record cash surplus last month as surging income tax receipts outweighed a fall in corporation tax revenues.
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