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Definition of “ratio” - Learner’s Dictionary

ratio

noun [C]     /ˈreɪʃiəʊ/
the relationship between two things expressed in numbers to show how much bigger one is than the other: The female to male ratio at the college is 2 to 1.StatisticsNumerical relationships
Translations of “ratio”
in Vietnamese tỷ lệ…
in Spanish proporción…
in Thai อัตราส่วน…
in Malaysian nisbah…
in French proportion…
in German das Verhältnis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 比, 比例, 比率…
in Indonesian perbandingan…
in Russian соотношение…
in Turkish oran, nispet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比, 比例, 比率…
in Polish stosunek, proporcja…
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