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ratio

noun [C] uk   /ˈreɪ.ʃi.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/ ( plural ratios)
C1 the relationship between two groups or amounts, which expresses how much bigger one is than the other: The ratio of men to women at the conference was ten to one/10:1. The school is trying to improve its pupil-teacher ratio (= the number of teachers compared with the number of students).
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in Spanish proporción…
in French proportion…
in German das Verhältnis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 比, 比例, 比率…
in Russian соотношение…
in Turkish oran, nispet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比, 比例, 比率…
in Polish stosunek, proporcja…
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