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proportional

adjective uk   /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.
proportionally
adverb uk   us   /-i/ (also proportionately )
Unemployment is proportionally much higher in the north of the country.
Translations of “proportional”
in Korean 비례하는…
in Arabic مُتناسِب مَع…
in Portuguese proporcional…
in Catalan proporcional…
in Japanese 比例した…
in Italian proporzionato, proporzionale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 與…成比例的…
in Russian пропорциональный…
in Turkish orantısal, orantılı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 与…成比例的…
in Polish proporcjonalny…
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