verb (used with object), pro·por·tion·at·ed, pro·por·tion·at·ing.
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They see a possibility that if they take the rights steps towards data governance, and later towards AI governance and other digital infrastructures, they can have a proportionate place in the global digital economy.
So the industry decided to produce skis that come in shorter lengths and are lighter, softer, and cut differently, to be proportionate to women’s bodies and make for easier turn initiation.
However, the court clarified Tuesday that, yes, EU privacy law definitely does apply here, and that means data-retention schemes have to be proportionate, with strong privacy safeguards.
So the LGPD also establishes the rights to privacy for citizens data and also protects them in a way that they know the way in which their data is being used and that it’s used in a proportionate way.Podcast: COVID-19 is helping turn Brazil into a surveillance state|Anthony Green|September 16, 2020|MIT Technology Review
By comparison, a proportionate range in a country the size of the United States is 475,000 to 7,473,000.New Report Cites Half-a-Million War Related Dead in Iraq|Brian Van Reet|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The case against Megaupload might not be proportionate, wise, or able to withstand legal scrutiny.You’re No Aaron Swartz! Kim Dotcom’s Sleazy Transformation Into Activist|Michael Moynihan|January 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Government spokesman Nasser al-Mana'a insisted the government had no choice but to attack and had used proportionate violence.Ex-Gaddafi Stronghold Surrenders to Pro-Government Forces|Jamie Dettmer|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But this we certainly know: In six days, Israel lost 800 men, roughly proportionate to American losses in the entire Vietnam War.
But we routinely base character judgments on actions, confidence being proportionate to the length of the track record.
The fundamental equation of the economist, then, is that the value of everything is proportionate to its cost.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Are not these legitimate investments in the common stock of the nation, which should command a proportionate interest?
But as soon as she had made this great advance, virginal instinct suggested a proportionate retreat.
At the start, Mona was in nature proportionate to her size; and when she married she had not loved Crozier as he had loved her.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
In the Kentish laws provision is made for widows to receive a proportionate share in their husbands' property.