Translation of "disproportionate" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˌdɪs.prəˈpɔː.ʃən.ət/ us /-ˈpɔːr-/

too large or too small in comparison to something else, or not deserving its importance or influence

There are a disproportionate number of girls in the class.
The country’s great influence in the world is disproportionate to its relatively small size.
disproportion noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌdɪs.prəˈpɔː.ʃən/ us /-ˈpɔːr-/ formal
disproportionately adverb uk /-li/ us

(Translation of “disproportionate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /disprəˈpoːʃənət/

(often with to) too large or too small in relation to something else

A disproportionate amount of money is spent on middle management
His head looks disproportionate (to his body).
disproportionately adverb

Parking is disproportionately expensive if you drive to the airport and pay on arrival.

(Translation of “disproportionate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)