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e·qui·poise

 (ē′kwə-poiz′, ĕk′wə-)
n.
1. Equality in distribution, as of weight, relationship, or emotional forces; equilibrium.
2. A counterpoise; a counterbalance.

equipoise

(ˈɛkwɪˌpɔɪz)
n
1. even balance of weight or other forces; equilibrium
2. a counterbalance; counterpoise
vb
(tr) to offset or balance in weight or force; balance

e•qui•poise

(ˈi kwəˌpɔɪz, ˈɛk wə-)

n., v. -poised, -pois•ing. n.
1. an equal distribution of weight; even balance; equilibrium.
2. a counterpoise.
v.t.
3. to equal or offset in weight; balance.
[1625–35]

equipoise


Past participle: equipoised
Gerund: equipoising

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have equipoised
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Past Continuous
I was equipoising
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Past Perfect
I had equipoised
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Future
I will equipoise
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be equipoising
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been equipoising
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been equipoising
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been equipoising
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Conditional
I would equipoise
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Past Conditional
I would have equipoised
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equipoise - equality of distributionequipoise - equality of distribution    
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
conformation - a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
symmetry, proportion - balance among the parts of something

equipoise

noun
A stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces:
Translations
evenwichttegenwicht

equipoise

[ˈiːkwɪpɔɪz] N (frm) → estabilidad f

equipoise

n (form: = equilibrium) → Gleichgewicht nt
References in classic literature ?
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still hung suspended, in my mind, in beautiful equipoise.
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The ideal, of course, is for both childhood and prodigy to be given the freedom to find the equipoise that will enable them to peacefully coexist in little, conflicted Mary.
There still remains clinical equipoise regarding the choice of any approach.
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Before we prove that a new, experimental treatment works, we have to maintain equipoise for both treatment options in order to ethically conduct a trial.
Equipoise is the ethical principle underlying randomisation to different treatment arms.