balance sth against sth Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “balance sth against sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

balance sth against sth

phrasal verb with balance
/ˈbæləns/ verb
to compare the advantages and disadvantages of something: The ecological effects of the factory need to be balanced against the employment it provides.Comparing and contrasting
Translations of “balance sth against sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 權衡,比較…
in Russian взвешивать за и против…
in Turkish bir şeyin avantaj ve dezavantajlarını kıyaslamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 权衡,比较…
in Polish rozważać coś w kontekście czegoś…
(Definition of balance sth against sth from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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