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adjective British English pronunciation: proportional /prəˈpɔː(r)ʃ(ə)nəl/

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  1. 1
    correct or suitable in size, amount, or degree when considered in relation to something else

    Critics are claiming that the sentence is not proportional to the crime.

  2. 2
    keeping the same relationship of size or amount to something else

    Proportional increases in income preserve existing differentials between social groups.

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proportionality

 British English pronunciation: proportionality /prəˌpɔː(r)ʃ(ə)nˈæləti/  noun [uncountable]

proportionally

 British English pronunciation: proportionally /prəˈpɔː(r)ʃ(ə)nəli/  adverb

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