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pro rata

[ proh -rey-tuh, rah- ]
/ proʊ ˈreɪ tə, ˈrɑ- /
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adverb

in proportion; according to a certain rate.

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Origin of pro rata

First recorded in 1565–75, pro rata is from Medieval Latin prō ratā

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pro-rata
[ proh-rey-tuh, -rah- ]
/ proʊˈreɪ tə, -ˈrɑ- /

adjective

proportionately determined: a pro-rata share of income.
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British Dictionary definitions for pro rata

pro rata
/ (ˈprəʊ ˈrɑːtə) /

in proportion
Medieval Latin
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