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pro·por·tion·al / prəˈpôrshənl/ • adj. corresponding in size or amount to something else: the punishment should be proportional to the crime. ∎  Math. (of a variable quantity) having a constant ratio to another quantity. DERIVATIVES: pro·por·tion·al·i·ty / prəˌpôrshəˈnalətē; pərˌpôrshəˈnalədē/ n. pro·por·tion·al·ly / -shənl-ē/ adv.

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