portionnoun [ C ]uk /ˈpɔː.ʃən/ us /ˈpɔːr.ʃən/
- She donated a sizeable portion of her riches to children's charities.
- A good rule of thumb is that a portion of rice is two and a half handfuls.
- Just a modest portion for me, please.
- The school would only receive a very small portion of the profits.
- A very large portion of our income goes to pay the mortgage.
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