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rationoun [C]

uk   /ˈreɪ.ʃi.əʊ/  us   /ˈreɪ.ʃi.oʊ/ (plural ratios)
C1 the relationship between two groups or amounts that expresses how much bigger one is than the other: The ratio of men to women at the conference was ten to one/10:1. The school is trying to improve its pupil-teacher ratio (= the number of teachers compared with the number of students).

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rationoun [C]

 us   /ˈreɪ·ʃIˌoʊ/ (plural ratios)
mathematics a comparison of two numbers calculated by dividing
Ratio is also a relationship between two groups or amounts that expresses how much bigger one is than the other: a low student-teacher ratio The ratio of men to women at the conference was ten to one.
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Translations of “ratio”
in Spanish proporción…
in Vietnamese tỷ lệ…
in Malaysian nisbah…
in Thai อัตราส่วน…
in French proportion…
in German das Verhältnis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比, 比例, 比率…
in Turkish oran, nispet…
in Russian соотношение…
in Indonesian perbandingan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 比, 比例, 比率…
in Polish stosunek, proporcja…
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