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Loss or lack of stability or equilibrium.
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(Economics) a loss or absence of equilibrium, esp in an economy
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dis•e•qui•lib•ri•um(dɪsˌi kwəˈlɪb ri əm, ˌdɪs i-)
lack of equilibrium; imbalance.
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|Noun||1.||disequilibrium - loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others|
situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
imbalance, unbalance, instability - a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium; "a hormonal imbalance"
equilibrium - a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
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