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1. a circus act in which a performer displays his or her balancing ability
2. a situation requiring careful balancing of opposing groups, views, or activities: a delicate balancing act between Greek and Turkish interests.
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balancing actn to do a balancing act (also) (fig) → fare dell'equilibrismo
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