Definition of pro rata in English:

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pro rata

Pronunciation: /prəʊ ˈrɑːtə/
/ˈreɪtə/

adjective

Proportional: as the pound has fallen costs have risen on a pro rata basis

adverb

Proportionally: their fees will rise pro rata with salaries

Origin

Late 16th century: Latin, literally 'according to the rate'.

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