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proportions

noun
plural of proportion

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1 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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2 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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3 the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something
  • the exact proportions of the room were critical

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proportions

verb
present tense third-person singular of proportion

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“Proportions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proportions. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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