English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ratio /'reiʃiou/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ, số nhiều ratios /'reiʃiouz/
- tỷ số, tỷ lệ
- ratio of similitude: (toán học) tỷ số đồng dạng
- in the ratio of 5 to 10: theo tỷ lệ 5 trên 10
- to be in direct ratio to: theo tỷ lệ thuận với
- to be in inverse ratio to: theo tỷ lệ nghịch với
ratios'reɪʃəʊ /-ʃɪəʊThesaurus Dictionary
+the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
Advanced English Dictionary
proportion, relationship, correlation, correspondence:
What is the ratio of male to female students at Oxford University? In that area, the ratio of tenants to home-owners is about two to one.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
(plural ratios) ~ (of A to B) the relationship between two groups of people or things that is represented by two numbers showing how much larger one group is than the other: What is the ratio of men to women in the department? + The school has a very high teacher-student ratio. + The ratio of applications to available places currently stands at 100:
high, low | male/female, pupil/teacher, etc. | benefit-to-risk, power-to-weight, etc.
VERB + RATIO
They have a high ratio of imports to exports.
| improve, increase
The hospital is trying to improve its staff/patient ratio.
| reduce | calculate, find, work out
RATIO + VERB
improve | worsen
the worsening pupil/teacher ratio in our schools
in a/the ~
We mixed the oil and water in a ratio of one to five.
| ~ between
the ratio between the amount of time spent on the work and the profit produced
| ~ of sth to sth
the ratio of house prices to incomes
in direct ratio to sth
Their sales rose in direct ration to the amount they spent on advertising.
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