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We're spending a larger portion of our income on entertainment.
Only a small portion of the population could tell you what the government's policy is.
You need a cake big enough to be divided into sixteen portions.
These statistics explain only a portion of the problem.
If you eat smaller portions, you will begin to lose weight.
I have to work very hard, which I take as my portion.
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of portion from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.