Meaning of PROPORTIONAL in English

adj. & n.

adj. in due proportion; comparable (a proportional increase in the expense; resentment proportional to his injuries).

n. Math. each of the terms of a proportion. proportional representation an electoral system in which all parties gain seats in proportion to the number of votes cast for them. proportionality n. proportionally adv.

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