Definition of balanced in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbalənst/


1Keeping or showing a balance; arranged in good proportions: she assembled a balanced team
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  • We have brought more youngsters into the team and the team has a more balanced look about it.
  • Maintaining a consistent roster from year to year and signing players of similar ethnic backgrounds has helped to produce one of the most balanced, fluid teams in the world.
  • It enables a balanced workload within the team and, as outlined in IBM's proposal request, is transparent to the end users.
1.1Taking everything into account; fairly judged or presented: accurate and balanced information
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  • Glenny does his best to combat stereotyping and present a balanced, analytical account.
  • In doing so, the author presents a balanced account of the successes and the failures of Italy's greatest prime minister of the twentieth century.
  • The site purports to be a balanced presentation of information about New Zealand's future energy needs and how we might solve them.
1.2(Especially of food) having different elements in the correct proportions: a healthy, balanced diet
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  • Traditional, organic soy foods, incorporated into a varied, balanced diet, are healthy.
  • Many health experts encourage people to incorporate soy foods into a balanced diet and discourage solely taking soy supplements.
  • We ensured that he ate small amounts of good food in a balanced diet, drank lots of water and took only two supplements every day - a multivitamin/mineral tablet as well as a gram of vitamin C.
mixed, varied;
healthy, sensible, well balanced
1.3(Of a person or state of mind) having no emotion lacking or too strong; stable: a balanced personality
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  • Matchmakers must avoid trying to take advantage of this situation to push services or to charge prices that would not interest the client if he or she were in a more balanced state of mind.
  • Despite my rude disappointment as a child, I turned out a balanced person with realistic expectations.
  • After their bath I sat on Zoe's bed and I told them both that being proud of oneself was the bedrock of a balanced personality.
levelheaded, well balanced, well adjusted, mature, stable, sensible, practical, realistic, grounded, with both feet on the ground, pragmatic, reasonable, rational, sane, even-tempered, commonsensical, full of common sense
informal together
1.4(Of an electrical circuit or signal) being symmetrical with respect to a reference point, typically ground.
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  • The voltage value is set to provide a balanced ion condition in the work space near the electrical ionizer.
  • It is based on solenoid injectors with balanced valve and feedback control strategies.
  • These two elements must combine in a ratio of 1: 3 to give an electrically balanced compound.

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Syllabification: bal·anced

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