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as in portion
something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group the players argue that they aren't getting the proportion of the league's profits that are due to them

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as in ratio
the relationship in quantity, amount, or size between two or more things the proportion of length to width for those screens was usually three to two

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“Proportion.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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