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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reconciliation, balancingnoun

    getting two things to correspond

    "the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement"


  1. balancingnoun

    An action wherein someone balances or something is balanced

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balancing

    of Balance


  1. Balancing

    The concept of balancings derives from the Balance of Power Theory, the most influential theory from the realist school of thought, which assumes that a formation of hegemony in a multistate system is unattainable since hegemony is perceived as a threat by other states, causing them to engage in balancing against a potential hegemon. Balancing encompasses the actions that a particular state or group of states take in order to equalise the odds against more powerful states; that is to make it more difficult and hence less likely for powerful states to exert their military advantage over the weaker ones. According to the balance of power theory, states, motivated primarily by their desire for survival and security, will develop and implement military capabilities and hard-power mechanisms in order to constrain the most powerful and rising state that can prove a potential threat. This idea illustrates the concept of internal balancing, which is opposed to external, under which states come together and form an alliance to balance and gain more leverage over a dominant or rising power. In recent years soft-balancing has emerged as a new concept of illustrating how states balance powerful actors, which advocates the use of economic and diplomatic tools to constrain the most powerful state and inhibit their exertion of power and dominance.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of balancing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of balancing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of balancing in a Sentence

  1. Chief Judge Jeffrey Howard:

    On the one hand, an institution is seeking a diverse student body and diverse community. On the other hand, there is a real concern about improper balancing.

  2. Stuart King:

    It's an interesting balancing act with the UK wanting to be seen as thought leaders without crippling international competitiveness in other areas like remuneration.

  3. Chief Executive Karim Bitar:

    I think the reality is that we are going to continue to grow our earnings because the business is performing strongly at the moment, it's going to be a balancing act in terms of the degree of earnings growth - that's something we are evaluating.

  4. President Trump:

    It's a balancing act in that you can either have a small tax cut that's permanent or a large tax cut that is short-term.

  5. Brian Lattimer:

    Balancing on any type of terrain that's unstable - especially for bipedal robots - is very difficult, whole-body momentum control allows for the robot to optimize the locations of all of its joints so that it maintains its center of mass on uncertain and unstable surfaces.

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    incapable of being atoned for
    • A. sesquipedalian
    • B. naiant
    • C. inexpiable
    • D. bibulous

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