proportionment

[ pruh-pawr-shuhn-muhnt, -pohr- ]
/ prəˈpɔr ʃən mənt, -ˈpoʊr- /

noun

the act of proportioning.
the state of being proportioned.

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Origin of proportionment

First recorded in 1690–1700; proportion + -ment
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