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Spanish translation of 'ratio'

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[ˈreɪʃɪəʊ ]
razón f
in the ratio of 2 to 1 a razón de 2 a 1
in inverse ratio en proporción or razón inversa
in direct ratio to en proporción or razón directa con
the ratio of wages to raw materials la relación entre los sueldos y las materias primas

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Example Sentences Including 'ratio'

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A stronger economy would reduce some of the political pressures on governments by easing fiscal pressures and improving debt ratios.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Although average debt servicing ratios remain low, the ability of some households to service their debt could be challenged by a period of higher unemployment.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But you still need some way of judging whether a ratio is high or low.
Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
For example, the ratios shown earlier in book are often applied.
Harrison, John Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)
Managers often measure the performance of a firm by the ratio of income to total assets.
Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
New landlords with a high loan-to-value ratio face the real prospect of negative equity.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Otherwise, the economy would show no growth and it would remain trapped at a constant ratio of income to population.
Ramirez-Faria, Carlos The Origins of Economic Inequality between Nations: A critique of Western theories on development and underdevelopment (1990)
Second, the extent of quality differences is measured by that ratio itself.
Forstner, Helmut, Ballance, Robert Competing in a Global Economy (1990)
The beta of the asset increases in proportion to the ratio of the value of the fixed costs to the value of the asset.
Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
The higher the ratio, the more aggressive a company has been at taking on debt.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The payout ratio measures the proportion of earnings that is paid out as dividends.
Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
There is an alternative story which could explain the inverse relationship between profitability and debt ratios.
Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
Two decades ago, this ratio was one to one.
Mitchel Zacks AHEAD OF THE MARKET (2003)
Your book debt ratio would be 100 percent.
Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
The wealth and power of the country and the English-speaking parts of its colonial empire grew in ratio to the size of this homely unit.
Bryant, Arthur The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)
Film geeks are unreasonably excited that the movie uses three aspect ratios, including academy and widescreen.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
For example, the ratio of man to machine at our machine shop in Gloucestershire is one to six.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Politicians may be tempted to make much of the slightly improved affordability of property, as measured by the ratio of prices to earnings.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
If they are equal in length the ratio is one.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It has the eighth highest ratio of green space in Germany.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is a good plum, with a high ratio of flesh to stone.
Smith, Drew Food Watch (1994)
Set a ratio of three to one.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The ratio of public debt to GDP stands at 84 per cent.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Keep in mind that many loan covenants are based on the results of key debt ratios.
Christianity Today (2000)
The relationship between staff and prisoners and the role of the prison officer is to some extent determined by the ratio of one to the other.
Coyle, Andrew & Stern, Vivien The Prisons We Deserve (1994)

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'ratio' in Other Languages

British English: ratio /ˈreɪʃɪˌəʊ/ NOUN
The ratio of something is the relationship between two things expressed in numbers or amounts, to show how much greater one is than the other.
The adult to child ratio is 1 to 6.
  • American English: ratio
  • Arabic: نِسْبَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: proporção
  • Chinese: 比率
  • Croatian: omjer
  • Czech: poměr velikostí
  • Danish: forhold
  • Dutch: verhouding
  • European Spanish: proporción
  • Finnish: suhde matemaattinen
  • French: rapport comparaison
  • German: Verhältnis Menge
  • Greek: λόγος αναλογία
  • Italian: rapporto
  • Japanese: 比率
  • Korean: 비율
  • Norwegian: forhold
  • Polish: stosunek proporcja
  • European Portuguese: proporção
  • Romanian: raport
  • Russian: соотношение
  • Spanish: proporción
  • Swedish: förhållande
  • Thai: อัตราส่วน
  • Turkish: oran
  • Ukrainian: співвідношення
  • Vietnamese: tỷ lệ


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