on balance

on balance
phrasal with all things considered <
the meeting went well on balance
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on balance — after considering all the relevant facts On balance, I think we made the right decision …   English dictionary

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  • on balance — after considering all positive and negative features; all things considered; taking into account all factors for and against …   Idioms and examples

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