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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of balance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium; -- opposite of unbalanced.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being in a state of proper equilibrium


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  • However, some might suggest that such potentially high equity exposure negates the label 'balanced'.

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  • Lachlain had inched forward in his seat, staring him down for long moments, his expression balanced between anger at the question and embarrassment for the man for asking.

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  • The term balanced crosses then conveys the idea of complete bisexuality, all unit-characters combining in pairs.

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  • The executives often repeated the phrase "balanced eating and fun play" in describing the focus of the McDonald's advertising and marketing initiative for the Olympics, which will be held in London.

  • Why does no one even mention the term balanced budget or fiscal responsibility any more?

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  • U.S. President Barack Obama said he disagrees with the S&P downgrade, but that he hopes it will prompt lawmakers in Washington to agree on what he called a balanced approach to debt and deficit reduction - including higher taxes for the wealthy and cuts in spending on social programs.

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  • In the talks, she has pushed for revenue increases sufficient to meet Democrats' demands for a what they call a "balanced" package with spending cuts.

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  • Republicans want deep spending cuts without any tax increases while Obama and Democrats call for what they term a "balanced" approach.

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  • The president also used the speech to reiterate broad themes of his struggle with Republicans in Congress to achieve what he calls a balanced agreement to cut deficit spending and raise the nation's $14.3 trillion debt limit by August 2.

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