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pro rata

adjective, adverb     /ˌprəʊˈrɑː.tə/ US  /ˌproʊˈreɪ.t̬ə/ specialized
calculated according to, or as a share of, the fixed rate for a larger total amount: a pro rata payment/pay increase It's £20,000 pro rata, but I'm doing half the full number of hours, so I'll be getting £10,000.Numerical relationshipsEarning money and money earned
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