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balanced sentence

noun
1.
a sentence consisting of two or more clauses that are parallel in structure.
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noun

in grammar, a sentence with two clauses or phrases of fairly equal in length and strength for clarity

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"The novel concentrates on character; the film intensifies the violence," is a balanced sentence.

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