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pro rataadjective, adverb

uk   /ˌprəʊˈrɑː.tə/  us   /ˌproʊˈreɪ.t̬ə/ specialized
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pro rataadjective

(also pro-rata) uk   /ˌprəʊˈrɑːtə/  us   /ˌproʊˈreɪtə/ formal
relating to a ​calculation of something such as ​pay or ​benefits according to a ​smallernumber of ​hoursworked, a ​smalleramount of something used, etc. in relation to the ​hoursworked in a ​fulltimejob, 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 ​yearpro rata.
(Definition of pro rata from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pro rata”
in Chinese (Simplified) 按比例计算的(地)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 按比例計算的(地)…
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