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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    unevenly or unfairly arranged

    the present imbalanced structure of world trade

    Today's figures show a deeply imbalanced economy.

    Submitted by Philippe Renard /Phyl from Spain on 04/12/2013
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    (biochemistry) not functioning properly

    Exercise serves to alleviate imbalanced functioning of these glands.| Is he tired, distracted, hormonally imbalanced?

    Submitted by Philippe Renard /Phyl from Spain on 04/12/2013
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gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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