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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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For the 1970s and 1980s, the studies indicate that some countries experienced slow growth with a balance-of-payments deficit, while others experienced the same with a balance-of-payments surplus.
Aghevli and Khan (1977) have tested the monetary approach to a balance-of-payments model for 39 LDCs and, drawing their highly significant results on a cross-section basis, they maintain that the mechanism underlying the monetary approach to the balance-of-payments theory holds equally strongly for both the developed and less developed countries.
Aspects of the Monetary Approach to Balance-of-Payments Theory: An Empirical Study of Sweden.
If it is, then the United States would find its interest to lie in a permanent policy of "benign neglect" for its federal budget deficit and the balance-of-payment deficit that helps finance the government deficit via foreign central bank recycling.
An increased savings rate is needed to enable Egypt to sustain high rates of economic growth while avoiding serious balance-of-payments problems.
Brazil also had a balance-of-payments financing gap caused largely by difficulties in rolling over a short-term debt that was greater than what would have been prudent.