competitive balance

competitive balance comˌpetitive ˈbalance noun [countable] ECONOMICS
a market situation where no business is too big or has an unfair advantage:

• It could be taken over by another telecoms company without upsetting the competitive balance.

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competitive balance UK US noun [U]
the situation in which no one business of a group of competing businesses has an unfair advantage over the others

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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