pro rata

adverb
pro ra·​ta | \ (ˌ)prō-ˈrā-tə How to pronounce pro rata (audio) , -ˈrä- How to pronounce pro rata (audio) , -ˈra- How to pronounce pro rata (audio) \

Definition of pro rata

: proportionately according to an exactly calculable factor (such as share or liability)

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Recent Examples on the Web Jurisdictions are allocated doses pro rata by population over 18 years old, and allocations will depend on the amount of vaccine available. Drew Hinshaw And Stephen Kalin, WSJ, "European Union Eyes Late-December Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout," 17 Dec. 2020 And instead of getting its own line item for more than $1.1 million in legal fees for services rendered to the debtors prior to the petition, Seyfarth Shaw will become an unsecured creditor and receive a pro rata share of the liquidation trust. Ashley Cullins, Billboard, "Harvey Weinstein Settlement Will Go to Accusers for Vote," 17 Nov. 2020 If the sides couldn’t come to an agreement, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred had the ability to implement a season of not less than 48 games at 100% pro rata. Dallas News, "What’s next for MLB? Evan Grant answers questions about a season unlike any other and what it means for the Rangers," 23 June 2020 Gerrit Cole was worth every pro rata penny, no doubt about it. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "MLB playoffs: Which teams have the clearest path to a title? Ranking contenders 1-8," 5 Oct. 2020 But it can be noted that, while some of his teammates had sub-par seasons after the sign-stealing saga, Springer had a fairly typical season, pro rata. Dom Amore, courant.com, "George Springer, A.J. Pollock among Connecticut players posting solid MLB seasons, chasing a championship," 29 Sep. 2020 Shortly after sports shut down in March, owners and the MLBPA agreed to a deal in which players would be paid a 100% pro rata salary based on the number of games the league ended up playing. Dallas News, "What’s next for MLB? Evan Grant answers questions about a season unlike any other and what it means for the Rangers," 23 June 2020 The league made tweaks in the percentages and number of games played but players remained firm on being paid on a full pro rata basis. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "MLB players agree to report back to camps on July 1 for 60-game season beginning July 23 or 24," 23 June 2020 However, if risk corridors collections are insufficient to make risk corridors payments for a year, all risk corridors payments for that year will be reduced pro rata to the extent of any shortfall. Dan Mclaughlin, National Review, "Congress’s Power of the Purse Loses to Obamacare at the Supreme Court," 1 May 2020

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First Known Use of pro rata

1575, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pro rata

Latin

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“Pro rata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pro%20rata. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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pro rata

adverb
pro ra·​ta | \ ˌprō-ˈrā-tə, -ˈrä-, -ˈra- How to pronounce pro rata (audio) \

Legal Definition of pro rata

: proportionately according to an exactly calculable factor (as share or liability)

Other Words from pro rata

pro rata adjective

History and Etymology for pro rata

Latin

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