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proportional representationnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation PR)
a ​politicalsystem in which ​parties are ​represented in ​parliamentaccording to the ​number of ​people who ​voted for them
(Definition of proportional representation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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proportional representationnoun [U]

uk   us   ( abbreviation PR) POLITICS
a ​politicalsystem in which ​parties are ​represented in ​parliament according to the ​number of ​people who ​voted for them: Romania ​elects its ​parliament by ​proportionalrepresentation.
(Definition of proportional representation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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