Equipoise - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːkwɪpɔɪz|  American pronunciation of the word equipoise
Brit.  |ˈɛkwɪpɔɪz|  British pronunciation of the word equipoise

noun

- equality of distribution (syn: balance, counterbalance, equilibrium)

Examples

...when participating in any dangerous sport, one should maintain an equipoise between fearless boldness and commonsense caution...

...her frugality is a much-needed equipoise to her husband's spendthrift ways...

He had to equipoise the opposite interests of the catholics and the evangelists.

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