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proportion /proportion/
  • danh từ
    • sự cân xứng, sự cân đối
      • in proportion to: cân xứng với
      • out of proportion to: không cân xứng với
    • tỷ lệ
      • the proportion of three to one: tỷ lệ ba một
    • (toán học) tỷ lệ thức
    • (toán học) quy tắc tam xuất
    • phần
      • a large proportion of the earth's surface: một phần lớn bề mặt trái đất
    • (số nhiều) kích thước, tầm vóc
      • a building of magnificent proportions: toà nhà bề thế
      • an athlete of magnificent proportions: vận động viên tầm vóc lực lưỡng
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm cân xứng, làm cân đối
      • to proportion one's expenses to one's income: làm cho số tiền chi tiêu cân đối với số tiền thu nhập
    • chia thành phần
Concise Dictionary
proportions|proportioned|proportioningprə'pɔrʃn /-'pɔː-
+the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
+magnitude or extent
+balance among the parts of something
+harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
+give pleasant proportions to
+adjust in size relative to other things

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 ratio, (comparative) relation, relationship, comparison:
The proportion of men to women on the course is three to one. The demand is out of all proportion to the supply
2 balance, agreement, concord, harmony, suitableness, symmetry, congruity, correspondence, correlation, arrangement, distribution:
The beauty of the building is at once apparent in the elegant proportion of its parts
3 portion, division, share, part, percentage, quota, allotment, ration, Colloq cut:
Water covers a large proportion of the surface.
4 proportions. size, magnitude, dimensions, measurements, extent; volume, capacity, mass, bulk, area, expanse, scope, range, degree:
The dragon suddenly assumed gigantic proportions.
5 adjust, modify, change, modulate, poise, balance, shape, fit, match, conform, equate:
The punishment should be proportioned to the crime.

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