Proportionment Pro*por"tion*ment, n. The act or process of dividing out proportionally. [1913 Webster]

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  • proportionment — index apportionment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • proportionment — /preuh pawr sheuhn meuhnt, pohr /, n. 1. the act of proportioning. 2. the state of being proportioned. [1690 1700; PROPORTION + MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • proportionment — pro·por·tion·ment …   English syllables

  • proportionment — /prəˈpɔʃənmənt/ (say pruh pawshuhnmuhnt) noun 1. the act of proportioning. 2. the state of being proportioned …   Australian English dictionary

  • proportionment — nmənt noun ( s) : a state of being proportioned : proportioning …   Useful english dictionary

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  • proportion — [prə pôr′shən, prōpôr′shən] n. [ME proporcioun < MFr proporcion < L proportio < pro, FOR1 + portio, part: see PORTION] 1. the comparative relation between parts, things, or elements with respect to size, amount, degree, etc.; ratio 2. a… …   English World dictionary

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