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English definition of “disproportionate”


adjective     /ˌdɪs.prəˈpɔː.ʃən.ət/ US  /-ˈpɔːr-/
too large or too small in comparison to something else , or not deserving its importance or influence : There are a disproportionate number of girls in the class . The country's great influence in the world is disproportionate to its relatively small size .Numerical relationships disproportion     /ˌdɪs.prəˈpɔː.ʃən/ US  /-ˈpɔːr-/ noun [U] formal disproportionately     /-li/ adverb Numerical relationships
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