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American English: /ˈpɔrʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˈpɔːʃ(ə)n/

Translation of portion in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (of food)
    porción (feminine) (esp Latin America)
    ración (feminine) (esp Spain)
    1.2 (share) her portion of the estate
    su parte or porción de la herencia
    Example sentences
    • The Parish is being divided up and portions are being allocated to Salthill, St. Joseph's and the Claddagh Parishes.
    • The stake to be floated will be divided into four equal portions and will be put for sale in different sessions.
    • The project is divided into different portions, individually tendered and contracted.
    1.3 (part)
    Example sentences
    • The analysis of data is based on a portion of the whole survey.
    • It's much nicer to be on a brightly lit television set with an entertainer for a judge in front of you, and the whole nation or a portion of the nation with nothing better to do watching.
    • But when modern societies abolished the stigmas on illegitimacy, divorce, and all the rest, whole portions of the social structure just caved in.

Phrasal verbs

portion out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
they portioned out the land among themselves
se repartieron la tierra
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