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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbalancedbal‧anced /ˈbælənst/ ●●○ adjective  1 FAIRgiving equal attention to all sides or opinions syn faira balanced view/account a balanced account of what happened balanced reporting of the election campaignsee thesaurus at fair2 EQUALarranged to include things or people of different kinds in the right amounts a balanced programme of events the importance of a balanced diet (=one that is healthy because it contains the right foods in the right amounts) Nature is perfectly balanced.finely/delicately balanced (=very carefully balanced) soup with a delicately balanced flavor3 someone who is balanced is calm and sensible, and has good mental health opp unbalanced4 balanced budget
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balanceda balanced account of the eventsHe said he felt balanced and at peace with his choices.a balanced approach to our transportation problemsIt gives a balanced diet, and protects against infections.You should continue to lead a healthy life, such as eating a balanced diet, taking exercise and keeping warm.As John remarks, a healthy, biologically balanced environment should require minimal maintenance and effort.For a complete and balanced meal they must be fed with an equal volume of canned food and mixer."Newsweek" gave a reasonably balanced report on the crisis.Your reference to balanced reporting is surprising, to say the least.Between the two lies balanced self-awareness.It is difficult, looking back, to form a balanced view of the condition of all these working people.Recently historians have taken a far more balanced view of the Irish question.a balanced view/accountA sober, intimate portrait of Bernhardt rather than a straight biography, her book presents a balanced view.In short, people are taking a balanced view.Hence, it is necessary to achieve a balanced view of Duck and the poets who followed him.Only in this way can any future generations gain a balanced view of society in our time.It is difficult, looking back, to form a balanced view of the condition of all these working people.Perhaps one final vignette can move us closer to a balanced view of the Hooligan's weaponry.This could be an argument against a pegged rate but a balanced view would have to take account of the other policies.a balanced dietIt is important to have a balanced diet.So, how do you make this change and ensure a balanced diet?The women featured in the article are reducing their risk of chronic disease by exercising and by eating a balanced diet.It is sensible to give the carp a balanced diet for we want the carp to do well on our baits.Bob's idea of a balanced diet left something to be desired.Making sure of a balanced diet means, essentially, eating a selection of different foods, with no one type predominating.The first slide showed a normal-size mouse eating a balanced diet of lab food pellets.Fried bologna for Dooley with double mustard, and no sermons about a balanced diet, please.