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"unbalanced" in British English

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unbalancedadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈbæl.ənst/
(Definition of unbalanced from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unbalancedadjective

 us   /ʌnˈbæl·ənst/
emphasizing one thing or one ​side over another: an unbalanced ​diet unbalanced ​reporting A ​person who is unbalanced is ​mentallyill.
(Definition of unbalanced from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unbalanced" in Business English

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unbalancedadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈbælənst/
ACCOUNTING used to refer to a set of ​accounts in double-entry ​bookkeeping in which, as the ​result of a mistake, the ​total of ​moneyowed or ​spent is not ​equal to the ​moneypaid into the ​account: I have some unbalanced ​accountingentries in the ​spreadsheet. An unbalanced ​generalledgerrepresents a significant ​deficiency in the company’s ​accountingoperations. The Borough Council is discussing the ​preliminarygeneralfundbudget, which is ​currently unbalanced with about a $118,000 ​shortfall.
POLITICS not ​fair or ​equal: Their ​reporting on the ​election has been unbalanced and often ​misleading.
likely to ​change in a way that is not ​controlled: The ​evidence is now piling up that there is a ​slowdown and that the ​economy is unbalanced.
(Definition of unbalanced from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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