Definition of on balance in English:

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on balance

With all things considered: but on balance he was pleased
More example sentences
  • What we must try to do is to judge the overall effect on balance.
  • Overall, on balance, did we get it as right as we knew how to do at the time?
  • I consider that, on balance, the plaintiff should bear the brunt of the costs of this litigation.
Synonyms
overall, all in all, all things considered, taking everything into consideration/account, by and large, on average
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