Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) The proportion is the relationship in size between one part and another.

Examples: (noun) The proportion of water to sugar can be as much as two to one. (noun) Health care spending is taking up a much larger proportion of the government budget.

Synonyms: nouns: ratio, fraction, percentage.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 C