im|bal|ance [ ım`bæləns ] noun count or uncount
a situation in which the balance between two things is not equal or fair:
a trade imbalance
imbalance between: the imbalance between the sexes
imbalance of: a slight imbalance of power
imbalance in: an increasing social imbalance in recruitment to higher education

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.