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imbalance

noun
     
im‧bal‧ance [uncountable and countable]
a lack of a fair or correct balance between two things, which results in problems or unfairness [= inequality]
imbalance in
The government must redress the imbalance (=put it right) in spending on black and white children.
imbalance between
the current imbalance between farming and conservation interests
a hormonal imbalance
imbalanced adjective:
Many pupils follow an imbalanced curriculum.

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