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English definition of “proportional”

proportional

adjective     /prəˈpɔː.ʃən.əl/ US  /-ˈpɔːr-/ (also proportionate)
If two amounts are proportional, they change at the same rate so that the relationship between them does not change : Weight is proportional to size .Numerical relationships proportionally     /-i/ adverb (also proportionately) Unemployment is proportionally much higher in the north of the country .Numerical relationships
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