1 giving equal attention to all sides or opinions [= fair]
a balanced view/account
a balanced account of what happened
balanced reporting of the election campaign
2 arranged 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)
finely/delicately balanced (=very carefully balanced)
soup with a delicately balanced flavor
3 someone who is balanced is calm and sensible, and has good mental health [≠ unbalanced]

balanced budget

when a government is not spending more money than it has available

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