Die Übersetzung von "proportion" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /prəˈpoːʃən/

a part (of a total amount)

proportion, pourcentage
Only a small proportion of the class passed the exam.

the (correct) quantity, size, number etc (of one thing compared with that of another)

For this dish, the butter and flour should be in the proportion of three to four (=eg 300 grammes of butter with every 400 grammes of flour).
proportional adjective

proportionally adverb

proportionate /-nət/ adjective

being in correct proportion

proportionné (à)
Are her wages really proportionate to the amount of work she does?
proportionately adverb

be/get etc in proportion (to)

to (cause to) have a correct relationship (to each other or something else)

être bien proportionnée; respecter les proportions
In drawing a person, it is difficult to get all the parts of the body in proportion.
be/get etc out of (all) proportion (to)

to (cause to) have an incorrect relationship (to each other or something else)

être disproportionné à/avec; ne pas respecter les proportions
An elephant’s tail seems out of (all) proportion to the rest of its body.
in proportion to

in relation to; in comparison with

en proportion de
You spend far too much time on that work in proportion to its importance.

(Die Übersetzung von "proportion" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)