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"unbalanced" in British English

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unbalancedadjective

uk   /ʌnˈbæl.ənst/ 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 mentally ill.
(Definition of unbalanced from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unbalanced" in Business English

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unbalancedadjective

uk   /ʌnˈbælənst/ us  
ACCOUNTING used to refer to a set of accounts in double-entry bookkeeping in which, as the result of a mistake, the total of money owed or spent is not equal to the money paid into the account: I have some unbalanced accounting entries in the spreadsheet. An unbalanced general ledger represents a significant deficiency in the company’s accounting operations. The Borough Council is discussing the preliminary general fund budget, 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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