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portion /'pɔ:ʃn/
  • danh từ
    • phần, phần chia
    • phần thức ăn (đựng ở đĩa đem lên cho khách, ở quán ăn)
    • của hồi môn
    • số phận, số mệnh
    • ngoại động từ
      • ((thường) + out) chia thành từng phần, chia ra
      • chia phần cho, phân phối
        • to portion something to somebody: chia phần cái gì cho ai
      • cho của hồi môn
    Concise Dictionary
    portions|portioned|portioning'pɔrʃn /'pɔː-
    noun
    +something determined in relation to something that includes it
    +something less than the whole of a human artifact
    +the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    +assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    +your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    +money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
    +an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
    verb
    +give out or allot
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 segment, part, section, division, subdivision, parcel, piece, hunk, chunk, lump, wedge, slice, sliver, fraction, fragment, bit, morsel, scrap:
    A portion of the masonry fell into the street in the earthquake.
    2 share, part, allotment, quota, ration, apportionment, allowance, allocation, assignment, percentage, measure, division, quantity:
    The size of an investor's portion depends on the amount invested.
    3 helping, serving; ration, plate, platter:
    He complained that the portions in nouvelle cuisine are too small.
    v.
    4 Often, portion out. apportion, share out, allocate, ration, allot, partition, assign, consign, dole out, deal (out), parcel out, distribute, administer, dispense, disperse, divide, split up, carve up, cut up, break up, section, Colloq divvy up:
    The conquered territories were then portioned out among the victors.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    1 one part of sth larger: a substantial / significant portion of the population + Only a small portion of the budget is spent on books. + The central portion of the bridge collapsed. + You give this portion of the ticket to the inspector and keep the other. + She could recite large portions of Shakespeare.
    2 an amount of food that is large enough for one person: a generous portion of meat + She cut the cake into six small portions. + You should eat several portions of fruit a day. + Do you serve children's portions? + This particular type of fish has less than 200 calories per portion.
    3 [usually sing.] a part of sth that is shared with other people: You must accept a portion of the blame for this crisis.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 part/share

    ADJ.

    considerable, large, significant, sizeable, substantial | small

    VERB + PORTION

    make up, take up

    PREP.

    ~ of
    Salaries take up a considerable portion of our total budget.

    2 of food

    ADJ.

    double, generous, large
    a generous portion of vegetables
    | small, tiny | individual

    PREP.

    ~ of
    He asked for a double portion of chips.

    PHRASES

    divide sth into portions


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