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Representation of all parties in a legislature in proportion to their popular vote.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) representation of parties in an elective body in proportion to the votes they win. Abbreviation: PR Compare: first-past-the-post
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a method of voting by which political parties are given legislative representation in proportion to their popular vote.
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A system of assigning the number of seats in a legislature according to the proportion of the total votes that each party wins.
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|Noun||1.||proportional representation - representation of all parties in proportion to their popular vote|
representation - the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf
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