balanço

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balanço

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of balançar

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Etymology[edit]

From balança (scales), from Old Portuguese balança, from Late Latin bilancia, from Latin bilanx (having two scales), from bi- + lanx.

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Noun[edit]

balanço m (plural balanços)

  1. swing (hanging seat)
    Crianças gostam de brincar no balanço do parque.
    Children like to play in the park’s swing.
  2. sway (swaying motion)
    O balanço do barco é enjoativo.
    The boat’s sway is nauseating.
  3. (music, informal) rhythm (variation of strong and weak elements of sounds)
    O balanço dessa música é bom para dançar.
    This song’s rhythm is good for dancing.
  4. a scrupulous examination
    Fizeram um balanço da economia.
    They did a scrupulous examination of the economy.
  5. (accounting) balance (list accounting for debits and credits)
  6. equilibrium (condition of a system in which competing influences are balanced)

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Verb[edit]

balanço

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of balançar