Translation of proporción in English:

proporción

f

  • 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 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

    Compounds

    proporción aritmética

    • arithmetic proportion o ratio

    proporción geométrica

    • geometric proportion o ratio
  • 2
    (proporciones fpl)
    (dimensiones) proportions (pl) 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 massive fire
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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more