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Being in due proportion; proportional.
tr.v. (-shə-nāt′) pro·por·tion·at·ed, pro·por·tion·at·ing, pro·por·tion·ates
To make proportionate.

pro·por′tion·ate·ly adv.
pro·por′tion·ate·ness n.
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Noun1.proportionateness - the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount
proportionality - a ratio of two quantities that is constant
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