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proportionate Syllabification: pro·por·tion·ate
Pronunciation: /prəˈpôrSH(ə)nət/

Definition of proportionate in English:

adjective

Another term for proportional.
Example sentences
  • So the Agency's approach to participation was proportionate and it is on those grounds that we submit there should be two sets of costs.
  • Moreover, she says, increased output was seldom matched by a proportionate increase in wages.
  • In my submission, that is the proportionate and reasonable approach here.

Words that rhyme with proportionate

extortionate
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