outweigh Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “outweigh” in the English Dictionary

"outweigh" in British English

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outweighverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌaʊtˈweɪ/
C1 to be ​greater or more ​important than something ​else: The ​benefits of this ​treatmentfar outweigh any ​risks.
(Definition of outweigh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outweigh" in American English

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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 ​increasedimmigration outweigh the ​costs.
(Definition of outweigh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outweigh" in Business English

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outweighverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌaʊtˈweɪ/
to have more ​influence or ​importance than something else: Annual ​weathervariations still seem to be outweighing any ​global warming ​trends.be outweighed by sth Small ​changes in the ​taxburden are likely to be outweighed by other ​factors.outweigh the risks/benefits/considerations Medical ​expertsmaintain that the ​benefits of the new ​drug outweigh any ​risks.
to be larger in ​number or ​amount than something else: Public ​finances showed a ​recordcashsurplus last month as ​surgingincometaxreceipts outweighed a ​fall in ​corporationtaxrevenues.
(Definition of outweigh from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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