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Definition of overbalance verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overbalance

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈbæləns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈbæləns//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overbalance
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈbæləns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈbæləns//
 
he / she / it overbalances
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈbælənsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈbælənsɪz//
 
past simple overbalanced
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈbælənst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈbælənst//
 
past participle overbalanced
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈbælənst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈbælənst//
 
-ing form overbalancing
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈbælənsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈbælənsɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] overbalance (somebody/something) (especially British English) to lose your balance and fall; to make somebody/something lose their balance and fall He overbalanced and fell into the water. The ladder overbalanced on top of her.