to strike a balance


to strike a balance
Pol. trouver un juste équilibre/un juste milieu/un compromis; doser judicieusement

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  • strike a balance — To choose a middle of the road decision • • • Main Entry: ↑balance * * * I choose a moderate course or compromise she s decided to strike a balance between fashionable and accessible II see balance …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike a balance — (between sth and sth) ► [T] to find a way to satisfy two opposing demands or needs: »We have recruited younger members to the board in an effort to strike a balance between popular appeal and innovative experimentation. Main Entry: ↑strike …   Financial and business terms

  • strike a balance between sth and sth — strike a balance (between sth and sth) ► [T] to find a way to satisfy two opposing demands or needs: »We have recruited younger members to the board in an effort to strike a balance between popular appeal and innovative experimentation. Main… …   Financial and business terms

  • strike a balance (between something and something) — phrase to accept neither of two extreme positions or things but find a solution that is reasonable and fair A balance must be struck between meeting housing needs and preserving the environment. Thesaurus: to successfully deal with a problem or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike a balance — index adjust (regulate), compensate (counterbalance), compromise (settle by mutual agreement), discharge (pay a debt) …   Law dictionary

  • strike a balance (between A and B) — strike a ˈbalance (between A and B) idiom to manage to find a way of being fair to two opposing things; to find an acceptable position which is between two things Main entry: ↑strikeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike a balance — verb To find a compromise between two conflicting things. You should try to strike a balance between your social life and work life …   Wiktionary

  • strike a balance — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, adjust, amortize, average, average out, avoid extremes, balance, balance the books, be conservative, be heavy, be moderate, be pacifistic, book, cancel, capitalize, carry, carry over, carry weight, cast up …   Moby Thesaurus

  • strike a balance — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. compromise, make mutual concessions, make an adjustment, give and take, meet halfway; see also adjust 1 , arbitrate , negotiate 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • To strike a balance — Strike Strike, v. t. [imp. {Struck}; p. p. {Struck}, {Stricken}({Stroock}, {Strucken}, Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striking}. Struck is more commonly used in the p. p. than stricken.] [OE. striken to strike, proceed, flow, AS. str[=i]can to go,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To strike a balance — Balance Bal ance (b[a^]l ans), n. [OE. balaunce, F. balance, fr. L. bilanx, bilancis, having two scales; bis twice (akin to E. two) + lanx plate, scale.] 1. An apparatus for weighing. [1913 Webster] Note: In its simplest form, a balance consists… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English