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English definition of “portion”


noun [C]  /ˈpɔr·ʃən, ˈpoʊr-/ us  
a part or share of something larger: She read large portions of the manuscript and offered many useful suggestions. A portion of my paycheck was withheld for taxes. A portion is also the amount of food served to or suitable for a person: They serve children’s portions at half-price.
(Definition of portion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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