In proportion

Also found in: Idioms.
according as; to the degree that.
- Burke.

See also: Proportion

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(4) Have ICE and CBP supervisory promotions been distributed between legacy INS and USCS staff in proportion to the supervisory staff each legacy agency brought to ICE and CBP?
1366(a)(1), all S items of income, loss, deduction and credit pass through the corporation and ale taxed directly to its shareholders in proportion to their ownership interests.
His principle is, if we understand it rightly, that no man can do anything as well for himself as his rulers, be they who they may, can do it for him, and that a government approaches nearer and nearer to perfection in proportion as it interferes more and more with the habits and notions of individuals."