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counterbalance

Translation of counterbalance in Spanish:

noun

American English: /ˈkaʊn(t)ərˌbæləns/
British English: /ˈkaʊntəˌbal(ə)ns/
  • counterbalance to something/somebody
    contrapeso a algo/alguien
    Example sentences
    • On his return to England in 1042, as Edward the Confessor, he promoted many of these Frenchmen into positions of influence, as a counterbalance to the overweening power of the Godwine family.
    • However, his cold prose is an effective counterbalance to the unabashed mysticism usually associated with any current writing about Tibet.
    • Firstly, it acts as a democratic counterbalance to the unelected European Commission, effectively the EU's civil service which initiates policy and proposes legislation.

transitive verb

American English: /ˌkaʊn(t)ərˈbæləns/
British English: /ˌkaʊntəˈbal(ə)ns/
  • contrapesar
    servir de contrapeso a
    Example sentences
    • However, parental monitoring may counterbalance the negative influence of peers on substance use.
    • But if it is not counterbalanced by an opposite movement, then we can never say anything about what is there - what is presenting itself as this particular thing of this particular sort.
    • This secured him popular support that counterbalanced the opposition still evident in the Central Committee.

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