inversely proportional

adjective

Definition of inversely proportional

:related by inverse variation — compare directly proportional

Examples of inversely proportional in a Sentence

  1. The study indicates that the unemployment rate and inflation are inversely proportional.

First Known Use of inversely proportional

1864


INVERSELY PROPORTIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

inversely proportional

adjective

Definition of inversely proportional for English Language Learners

  • : related so that as one becomes larger the other becomes smaller


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