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proper fraction

noun [C] uk   specialized us  
a fraction in which the number below the line is larger than the number above it: 3/4 and 5/8 are proper fractions.
Translations of “proper fraction”
in Chinese (Traditional) (數學中的)真分數…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数学中的)真分数…
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