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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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Secondly, these are highly educated men who emphasize the value of work-family balance rather than just their work life and personal careers.
This interpretation is supported by Ryu's (2012) empirical study to explore the relationship between employees' work-family balance and their quality of life.
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The panel will undertake a comprehensive review of what has been achieved in the Mena region in terms of addressing family poverty, ensuring work-family balance, advancing social integration and promoting intergenerational solidarity.
The day marks the importance of families as the essential unit of society, renewing the pledge to promote work-family balance for the benefit of families and society at large.
Best of all, each chapter is followed by self-coaching exercises that guide working parents to achieve their own ideal work-family balance.
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Whatever merit there is to those criticisms, those who regularly loose their outrage over the benefits of MPs' jobs rarely if ever bother to note the disadvantages of the career, and the fact that the demands of the job and its travel make achieving a work-family balance very difficult; indeed, we suspect that few Canadians would tolerate these demands in their own jobs.
Their investigations raise important questions about how to reshape governmental policies and social structures to provide more stability for mothers trying to manage the work-family balance.
As United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlights, on the occasion of this Day, the need for work-family balance and the establishment of family-friendly workplaces that take into account the needs of families, the international community is still unable to meet the applications for asylum made by Palestinian families.
This year's International Day of Families highlights the need for work-family balance.