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Meaning of “well balanced” in the English Dictionary

"well balanced" in British English

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well balancedadjective

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containing a ​mixture of ​ideas, ​people, etc. with each one being ​representedequally or ​fairly: The ​team is very well ​balanced. [before noun] a well-balanced ​articleB2 A well-balanced ​group of ​foods together ​provide a good ​range of the things you need to ​stayhealthy: [before noun] a well-balanced ​meal/​dietC1 A well ​balancedperson is ​calm and ​reasonable and ​shows good ​judgment: [before noun] happy, well-balanced ​children
(Definition of well balanced from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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well-balancedadjective

 /ˈwel ˈbæl·ənst/
having the ​rightamounts of all the different ​parts that make up something: It's ​important to give ​yourkidshealthy well-balanced ​meals, ​including all the ​foodgroups.
(Definition of well-balanced from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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