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English definition of “balancing act”

balancing act

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a situation in which a person tries to give care and attention to two or more activities at the same time: I found myself having to do a balancing act between work and family.Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
(Definition of balancing act from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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