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prorateverb [T]

uk   /prəʊˈreɪt/ us   /proʊˈreɪt/
prorated
adjective uk   /prəʊˈreɪ.tɪd/ us   /proʊˈreɪ.t̬ɪd/
specialized finance & economics Attendees joining the course later will pay a prorated fee.
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prorateverb [T]

uk   /ˌprəʊˈreɪt/ us  
ACCOUNTING to calculate a cost, payment, or price according to the number of hours worked, how much of something has been used, etc. in relation to a larger number of hours worked, a larger amount of something used, etc.: The bonuses for part-time employees should have been prorated based on their hours.
proration
noun [U]
The Fund and Investment Manager may share facilities common to each, with appropriate proration of expenses between them.
(Definition of prorate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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