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balance

(Amount in excess), noun carry-over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, reeaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual porrion, residue, residuum, spare, superfluity, superfluousness, superplus, surfeit, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: balance due

balance

(Equality), noun analagousness, comparability, comparableness, comparativeness, correspondence, equalization, equation, equilibration, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equivalence, homeostasis, level, libro, neutralization of forces, parity, stable equilibrium, state of equilibrium, symmetrical scales, symmetry
Associated concepts: balance account, balance of convennence, balance of hardship, balance sheet, balancing equities
See also: adjust, collation, comparison, compatibility, compensate, composure, coordinate, countervail, earnings, equipoise, fairness, moderation, neutralize, offset, overage, par, parity, proceeds, regularity, regulate, remainder, residual, sanity, stabilize, surplus, weigh

BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

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Despite the global economic crisis and the rather disheartening situation of the financial sector, WSD Global Markets can proudly announce a positive balance for the past year.
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Since the end of World War II, we have always maintained a positive balance of trade in high-tech exports.
Over the next 12 months, Scottish firms expect to see a fall in domestic orders, from a positive balance of 15 per cent recorded for the last 12 months to just eight per cent in the next 12 months.
Because those states will end the fiscal year with a positive balance, they are counted among the states with budget surpluses.

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