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plural of proportion
as in portions
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 ratios
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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as in dimensions
the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something the exact proportions of the room were critical

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present tense third-person singular of proportion

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“Proportions.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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