Hindi translation of 'proportion'
proportion /prəˈpɔːʃən प्रअˈपॉशन्/
Word forms: proportions
1. countable noun
A proportion of an amount or group is a part of it.[formal]
South Africa will receive the largest proportion of the aid money.
2. countable noun
The proportion of one kind of person or thing in a group is the number of people or things of that kind compared to the total number in the group.
The proportion of women who work in law has risen to 39%.
a proportion of something
a large/high/substantial/significant/small/tiny proportion
a proportion of the population/workforce/electorate
a proportion of the rent/budget/income
SIMILAR WORDSamount, part, percentage
3. plural noun
If you refer to the proportions of something, you are referring to its size, usually when this is extremely large.[written]
Plants grow to huge proportions in hot countries.
If one thing increases or decreases in proportion to another thing, it increases or decreases to the same degree as that thing.
समानुपातिक रूप से
Its price goes up in proportion to how much people want it.
If something is small or large in proportion to something else, it is small or large when you compare it with that thing.
के अनुपात में
His head was large in proportion to the rest of his body.
small/large in proportion to something
SIMILAR WORDSin relation to
If you get something out of proportion, you think it is more important or worrying than it really is. If you keep something in proportion, you have a realistic view of how important it is.
की तुलना में ज़्यादा
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Example Sentences Including 'proportion'
His strength, like his member, was out of all proportion to his size.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
The situation would be especially severe in Japan, a very large proportion of whose oil imports are channelled through the Strait.Left, Right and Centre
Higher proportion of US input, to please the bloody Pentagon!The Last Raven
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'proportion' in Other Languages
- Arabic: نِسْبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: proporção
- Chinese: 比例
- Croatian: udio
- Czech: část
- Danish: del
- Dutch: deel
- European Spanish: proporción
- Finnish: osuus
- French: proportion
- German: Anteil
- Greek: αναλογία
- Italian: proporzione
- Japanese: 比率
- Korean: 비율
- Norwegian: forhold
- Polish: proporcja
- Portuguese: proporção
- Romanian: proporție proporții
- Russian: пропорция
- Spanish: proporción
- Swedish: proportion
- Thai: สัดส่วน
- Turkish: oran
- Ukrainian: пропорція
- Vietnamese: tỷ lệ
Translation of proportion from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary