Definition of balanced adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbælənst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbælənst//
[usually before noun] (approving) Healthy eating habits
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keeping or showing a balance so that different things or different parts of something exist in equal or correct amounts The programme presented a balanced view of the two sides of the conflict. a balanced diet (= one with the quantity and variety of food needed for good health) See related entries: Healthy eating habitsExtra examples The parliament was evenly balanced between the two parties. The report was accurate and well balanced. a beautifully balanced orchestra a perfectly balanced design a properly balanced diet an investment portfolio balanced between gas and oil
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: balanced