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pro·por·tion·al

 (prə-pôr′shə-nəl)
adj.
1. Forming a relationship with other parts or quantities; being in proportion.
2. Properly related in size, degree, or other measurable characteristics; corresponding: Punishment ought to be proportional to the crime.
3. Mathematics Having the same or a constant ratio.
n.
One of the quantities in a mathematical proportion.

pro·por′tion·al′i·ty (-shə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
pro·por′tion·al·ly adv.
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Adv.1.proportionally - to a proportionate degree; "your salary will rise proportionately to your workload"
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بِصورَةٍ تناسُبِيَّه
přiměřeně
forholdsmæssigt
hlutfallslega
orantılı olarak

proportionally

[prəˈpɔːʃnəlɪ] ADVproporcionalmente

proportionally

[prəˈpɔːrʃənəli] adv (= relatively) → proportionnellementproportional representation nreprésentation f proportionnelle

proportionally

advproportional; share, distribute alsoanteilmäßig; more, lessentsprechend; electdurch Verhältnis- or Proportionalwahl

proportionally

[prəˈpɔːʃnlɪ] advproporzionalmente

proportion

(prəˈpoːʃən) noun
1. a part (of a total amount). Only a small proportion of the class passed the exam.
2. the (correct) quantity, size, number etc (of one thing compared with that of another). For this dish, the butter and flour should be in the proportion of three to four (=eg 300 grammes of butter with every 400 grammes of flour).
proˈportional adjective
proˈportionally adverb
proˈportionate (-nət) adjective
being in correct proportion. Are her wages really proportionate to the amount of work she does?
proˈportionately adverb
be/get etc in proportion (to)
to (cause to) have a correct relationship (to each other or something else). In drawing a person, it is difficult to get all the parts of the body in proportion.
be/get etc out of (all) proportion (to)
to (cause to) have an incorrect relationship (to each other or something else). An elephant's tail seems out of (all) proportion to the rest of its body.
in proportion to
in relation to; in comparison with. You spend far too much time on that work in proportion to its importance.
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Undoubtedly, in this case, what is true for one is truer still for a thousand, as a large house is not proportionally more expensive than a small one, since one roof may cover, one cellar underlie, and one wall separate several apartments.
The Jacobin has the feathers so much reversed along the back of the neck that they form a hood, and it has, proportionally to its size, much elongated wing and tail feathers.
This tribe has had so much communication with sealers and whalers that most of the men can speak a little English and Spanish; and they are half civilized, and proportionally demoralized.
At closer quarters the diminutive personage looked like a reduction of an ordinary-sized man, with a lofty brow bared for a moment by the raising of the hat, the great pepper-and salt full beard spread over the proportionally broad chest.
The vices and diseases introduced among these unhappy people annually swell the ordinary mortality of the islands, while, from the same cause, the originally small number of births is proportionally decreased.
Hence, the number of representatives in the two cases not being in proportion to that of the two constituents, and being proportionally greater in the small republic, it follows that, if the proportion of fit characters be not less in the large than in the small republic, the former will present a greater option, and consequently a greater probability of a fit choice.
If the resources of such part becoming more abundant and extensive, its provisions should be proportionally enlarged, the other States would quickly take the alarm at seeing the whole military force of the Union in the hands of two or three of its members, and those probably amongst the most powerful.
The company's authorized number of shares of common stock will also be proportionately decreased from 300M to 30M shares, and its authorized number of preferred stock will also be proportionally decreased from 10M to 1M shares, each as a result of the reverse split and pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes Section 78.207.
STOP and search powers are being used appropriately and proportionally in South Wales, the police and crime commissioner has said.
But these MPs would not be democratically elected - they would be picked proportionally by parties in Parliament.
Denbighshire is unique in Wales in having a rule that means seats in the cabinet are given out proportionally to parties depending on the councillors they have.

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