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English definition of “portion”

portion

noun [C]     /ˈpɔː.ʃən/ US  /ˈpɔːr-/
C1 a part or share of something larger : A large / major portion of the company's profit goes straight back into new projects . I accept my portion of the blame .Words meaning parts of things B2 the amount of a particular food that is served to one person , especially in a restaurant or a shop that sells food ready to be eaten : The portions are very generous in this restaurant .Food - general words
(Definition of portion noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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