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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishproportionatepro‧por‧tion‧ate /prəˈpɔːʃənət $ -ˈpɔːr-/ AWL adjective formal  RELATIONSHIPproportionalproportionately adverb
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proportionateThe costs of the return travel together with a proportionate amount of the total holiday cost for each complete day lost. 6.In 1991 it is estimated that the young elderly represent 56% of all elderly persons, and further proportionate falls are anticipated.The rationalist tendency to take image and concept to be proportionate may explain the reduction.A proportionate part of your premium will then be returned to you.The cruise tries to keep the bookings balanced, with a proportionate ratio of men and women.Inner cities have more than a proportionate share of social problems.My one complaint is the proportionate sizing of hip to waist - the waist is large for women's trousers.Moreover, the seriousness of the sanction must be proportionate to the damage sustained by the worker.The curve should be proportionate to the width.
From Longman Business Dictionaryproportionateproportionate adjective another word for proportional
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