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disproportion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisproportiondis‧pro‧por‧tion /ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːʃən $ -ɔːr-/ AWL noun [countable, uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 EQUALa situation in which two or more things are not equal in amount, level etc syn imbalance 🔊 a dangerous disproportion between production and consumption
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disproportionThis suggests that the mechanisms which constrain fetal growth to prevent maternal-fetal disproportion do not effect long term programming of cardiovascular disease.The North has a positive disproportion of higher education institutions, and so the intellectual power of centres of research.The disproportion between x votes and no seats is apparent.
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