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delicate balance

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  • delicate balance — subtle balance, state of equilibrium which is very fragile …   English contemporary dictionary

  • A Delicate Balance — Infobox Play name = A Delicate Balance image size = caption = writer = Edward Albee characters = Tobias Claire Agnes Harry Edna Julia setting = premiere = place = Martin Beck Theatre New York City, New York orig lang = English series = subject =… …   Wikipedia

  • A Delicate Balance (film) — Infobox Film name = A Delicate Balance caption = DVD cover for the film| runtime = 133 min. director = Tony Richardson producer = Ely A. Landau writer = Edward Albee (play) starring = Katharine Hepburn Paul Scofield Lee Remick Kate Reid Joseph… …   Wikipedia

  • A Delicate Balance — Données clés Titre original A Delicate Balance Réalisation Tony Richardson Scénario Edward Albee Acteurs principaux Katharine Hepburn Paul Scofield Lee Remick …   Wikipédia en Français

  • A Delicate Balance (Touched by an Angel episode) — Infobox Television episode | Title = A Delicate Balance Series = Touched by an Angel Season = 3 Episode = 27 Airdate = May 18, 1997 (CBS) Production = 327 Writer = Jennifer Wharton Director = Tim Van Patten Prev = Inherit the Wind Next = The Road …   Wikipedia

  • kept the delicate balance — maintained the delicate balance, kept things steady …   English contemporary dictionary

  • balance — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 even combination/distribution ADJECTIVE ▪ correct, equal, even, exact, ideal, necessary, optimal, optimum, perfect, prope …   Collocations dictionary

  • balance — I n. 1) to strike a balance between 2) to keep; recover one s balance 3) to lose one s balance 4) to disturb, upset the balance; to throw smt. off balance 5) a delicate balance 6) (bookkeeping) a trial balance 7) a bank; credit; debit; foreign… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • delicate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English delicat, from Latin delicatus given to self indulgence, fastidious, subtly pleasing, not robust; akin to Latin delicere to allure Date: 14th century 1. pleasing to the senses: a. generally pleasant < the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • delicate — [[t]de̱lɪkət[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is delicate is small and beautifully shaped. He had delicate hands. ...an evergreen tree with large flame coloured leaves and delicate blossom. Syn: dainty Derived words: delicately ADV… …   English dictionary

  • delicate — del|i|cate [ delıkət ] adjective ** 1. ) something that is delicate can easily be damaged or broken: Delicate skin must be protected from the sun. a ) someone who is delicate is rather weak and often sick 2. ) a delicate situation needs to be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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