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portion

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɔːʃən/
a part or share of something larger: A large portion of the company's profits is ploughed back into new projects. These products account for a relatively small portion of sales.
COMMERCE the amount of a particular food that is enough for one person, especially in a restaurant, etc.: Bar food, lunchtime and evening, comes in generous portions. They kept their costs down by minimizing waste and having strict portion control.
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