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Explanation: ...this account being barely balanced.
1. [only just] à peine, tout juste
there was barely enough to go around il y en avait à peine assez pour tout le monde
I had barely arrived when I heard the news j'étais à peine arrivé que j'ai entendu la nouvelle
2. [sparsely] très peu
Rebecca Lowery United Kingdom Local time: 04:16 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 78
Thanks, that's where I was headed, but wanted to make sure I wasn't missing anything.
20 mins confidence:
at net zero value
Explanation: Without knowing the name of the account it is extremely difficult to help you. Nevertheless, it sounds like an account for which positive values are desired -- such as net operating profits, or retained earnings, etc.
R. A. Stegemann Saudi Arabia Local time: 13:16 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 168