Overbalance



[verb oh-ver-bal-uh ns; noun oh-ver-bal-uh ns] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈbæl əns; noun ˈoʊ vərˌbæl əns/

verb (used with object), overbalanced, overbalancing.
1.
to outweigh:
The opportunity overbalances the disadvantages of leaving town.
2.
to cause to lose or to fall or turn over:
He accidentally overbalanced a vase.
noun
3.
an excessive weight or amount.
4.
something that more than or more than equals:
An overbalance of imports depleted the country’s treasury.
verb (ˌəʊvəˈbæləns)
1.
to lose or cause to lose balance
2.
(transitive) another word for outweigh
noun (ˈəʊvəˌbæləns)
3.
excess of weight, value, etc

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