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English definition of “pro rata”
pro rata (also pro-rata)
/ˌproʊˈreɪtə/ adjective formal
› relating to a calculation of something such as pay or benefits according to a smaller number of hours worked, a smaller amount of something used, etc. in relation to the hours worked in a full time job, a larger amount of something used, etc.: Part-timers should also get the same benefits as full-timers but on a pro-rata basis.a pro rata refund/increase/share They may get a pro rata refund for the holiday they lost out on. pro rata adverb › She earns $40,000 a year pro rata.