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English translation of 'proporción'

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proporción

feminine noun
1.  (gen) proportion
(Mathematics) ratio
(relación) relationship
(razón, porcentaje) rate
la proporción entre azules y verdes the proportion of blues to greens
está en proporción con los gastos it is in proportion to the expenses
ganaron la votación por una proporción de cinco a uno they won the vote by a ratio of five to one
esto no guarda proporción con lo otro this is out of proportion to the rest
2. 
proporciones
[de objeto] proportions
[de plan, escándalo] scope
una máquina de proporciones gigantescas a machine of huge size or proportions
se desconocen las proporciones del desastre the size or extent or scope of the disaster is unknown
guarda bien las proporciones it remains in proportion
de proporciones (Latin America) (enorme) hugevast
3.  (oportunidad) chanceopportunityright moment
4. 
proporciones (Mexico)
(riqueza) wealth singular
de proporciones wealthy

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Example Sentences Including 'proporción'

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Bankinter bajó su preferencial medio punto, hasta el 6,75 % y redujo en la misma proporción los créditos hipotecarios y al consumo.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Ella, desde su puesto, no alcanzaba más que una visión radiante; los otros veían la perspectiva real, la proporción justa.
Rosa Chacel Teresa
La proporción de mujeres que tienen un empleo en este sector ha aumentado regularmente en todos los países y es mucho más importante que el empleo masculino.
Rosa Ascón et al Geografía. Vol 3. Trabajo, producción y espacio industrial
Las Bolsas están acusando en menor proporción la tormenta que sacude un día sí y otro también a los mercados de deuda.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Pero las minorías han de estar presentes también, en una razonable proporción.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
También pueden acogerse a estos beneficios las firmas que se comprometan a aumentar la proporción de componentes de fabricación nacional.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)

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'proporción' in Other Languages

British English: proportion /prəˈpɔːʃən/ NOUN
A proportion of an amount or group is a part of it.
...the largest proportion of the aid money.
  • American English: proportion
  • 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
  • European Portuguese: proporção
  • Romanian: proporție
  • Russian: пропорция
  • Spanish: proporción
  • Swedish: proportion
  • Thai: สัดส่วน
  • Turkish: oran
  • Ukrainian: пропорція
  • Vietnamese: tỷ lệ
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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