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even

adjective
 
 
/ˈiːvən/
happening in a smooth, gradual, and regular way instead of changing a lot or changing suddenly: an even rate/pace Share prices are continuing to rise at an even rate.
fair and equal: an even trade/deal Both parties considered the exchange an even trade, with each property valued at $1.7 million.
an even ten/fifty/hundred, etc. informal used to describe a number that ends in 0, not more or less than that number: "Will you sell it for $45?" "Make it an even fifty and you got a deal."
on an even keel able to stay even and regular, and not change suddenly: get back/stay/keep on an even keel Investors are hoping the new board will help share prices get back on an even keel.
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