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proportionate

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adjective pro·por·tion·ate \prə-ˈpȯr-sh(ə-)nət\

Definition of proportionate

proportionately

adverb


Examples of proportionate in a sentence

  1. Each investor will receive a proportionate share of the profits.

  2. <expect financial returns proportionate to your efforts>



14th Century

First Known Use of proportionate

14th century


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proportionate

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verb pro·por·tion·ate \-shə-ˌnāt\

Definition of proportionate

proportionated

proportionating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make proportionate :  proportion



1570

First Known Use of proportionate

1570



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