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- adv. Overall, when all factors are taken into account.
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Eskew and I realized there would be media backlash, but believed that on balance it was the right political move.
On November 13, Churchill attempted a general mollification of the Commander-in-Chief: “Since war began you have gained two dreadnoughts on balance and will by 20th have twenty-seven superior units to twenty.