- 1 (relación) proportion la cabeza no guarda proporción con el resto del cuerpo the head is out of proportion to the rest of the body la proporción es de tres vasos de agua por uno de limón the proportion is three glasses of water to one of lemon juice los sueldos no suben en proporción a la inflación salaries are not keeping up with o/or keeping pace with inflation, salaries are not rising at the same rate as inflation se fijará en proporción a los ingresos it will be set in proportion to income se agrega leche y harina en proporciones iguales add milk and flour in equal proportions
- 2(proporciones femenino plural)(dimensiones) proportions (plural) el edificio es de grandes proporciones it is a large building, the building is of large proportions el horno es de unas proporciones gigantescas the furnace is huge o immense o massive o of massive proportions un incendio de grandes proporciones a huge o/or massive fire
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.