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English definition of “proportional”

proportional

adjective    /prəˈpɔr·ʃə·nəl/ (also proportionate,  /prəˈpɔr·ʃə·nət/)
in correct relation to: The degree of punishment is meant to be proportional to the seriousness of the crime. mathematics Proportional also means that two things have the same size relationship or ratio.
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