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English definition of “portion”

portion

noun [C] uk   /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
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