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Definition of equipoise noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

equipoise

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈiːkwɪpɔɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːkwɪpɔɪz//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈekwɪpɔɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekwɪpɔɪz//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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a state of balance Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from equi- ‘equal’ + the noun poise, replacing the phrase equal poise.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: equipoise