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  • balance — I n. 1) to strike a balance between 2) to keep; recover one s balance 3) to lose one s balance 4) to disturb, upset the balance; to throw smt. off balance 5) a delicate balance 6) (bookkeeping) a trial balance 7) a bank; credit; debit; foreign… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Balance of threat — The balance of threat theory was proposed by Stephen M. Walt in an article entitled Alliance Formation and the Balance of World Power published in the journal International Security in 1985. The balance of threat theory modified the popular… …   Wikipedia

  • balance — balanceable, adj. /bal euhns/, n., v., balanced, balancing. n. 1. a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. 2. something used to produce equilibrium; counterpoise. 3. mental steadiness or emotional stability; …   Universalium

  • balancé — /bal euhn say /; Fr. /bann lahonn say /, n., pl. balancés / sayz /; Fr. / say /. Ballet. a swaying step performed in place in which the weight is lightly shifted from one foot to the other, the dancer sinking down on the heel of the foot to which …   Universalium

  • Balance puzzle — For the WPC puzzle with numbers, see Balance (puzzle). A number of logic puzzles exist that are based on the balancing of similar looking items, often coins, to determine which one is of a different value within a limited number of uses of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Balance board — A balance board is a device used for recreation, athletic training, brain development, therapy, musical training and other kinds of personal development. It is a lever, similar to a see saw, that the user usually stands on, usually with the left… …   Wikipedia

  • Balance of trade — Cumulative Current Account Balance 1980–2008 based on the International Monetary Fund data …   Wikipedia

  • balance — bal|ance1 [ bæləns ] noun *** ▸ 1 ability to stay upright ▸ 2 correct relationship ▸ 3 mental/emotional calm ▸ 4 money in bank ▸ 5 amount remaining ▸ 6 majority of information ▸ 7 for weighing things ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the ability to remain …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • balance — [[t]bæ̱ləns[/t]] ♦♦ balances, balancing, balanced 1) V ERG To balance somewhere means to remain steady and not fall over. [V prep/adv] I balanced on the ledge... [V n prep/adv] He balanced a football on his head. 2) N UNCOUNT Balance is the… …   English dictionary

  • balance — I UK [ˈbæləns] / US noun Word forms balance : singular balance plural balances *** 1) a) [uncountable] the ability to remain steady in an upright position An ear infection is affecting his balance. b) a position in which your body remains steady… …   English dictionary

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