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counterbalanced

kown ter ba luhnst

  • v  adjust for
  • v  contrast with equal weight or force
  • v  oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
  • s  brought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another

  • The heavy horizontal disks at the lower ends of the hollow columns, below the depths to which the wave actions reached, counterbalanced all surface disturbances.
  • Germany had already counterbalanced this.
  • After the eclipse of Calvinist Puritanism, whose respect for money was counterbalanced by a horror of worldliness, much of Protestantism quietly adopted the idea that "you don't .
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  • Buddy Lazier in SI.com
    They made some quick calculations and said 'Well, if we're going to make it, this is what we have to do,' Lazier said after posting a four-lap average of 219.015 mph. "They ripped off and counterbalanced it in five minutes. It was a hairy...
  • John McCain in San Diego Union Tribune
    If we are viewed as a country that engages in torture ...... any possible information we might be able to gain is far counterbalanced by (the negative) effect of public opinion,McCain, R-Ariz., said on CBS' "Face the Nation."
  • Mwai Kibaki in The National
    I wish to appeal to the media to recognise that freedom must go hand in hand with responsibility,Mr Kibaki wrote in a paid newspaper advertisement. "Press freedom must be counterbalanced with other freedoms and must at all times take into...

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