proportionment

[ pruh-pawr-shuh n-muh nt, -pohr- ]
/ prəˈpɔr ʃən mənt, -ˈpoʊr- /

noun

the act of proportioning.
the state of being proportioned.

Nearby words

  1. proportional representation,
  2. proportional spacing,
  3. proportionality,
  4. proportionate,
  5. proportioned,
  6. proposal,
  7. propose,
  8. proposition,
  9. propositional attitude,
  10. propositional calculus

Origin of proportionment

First recorded in 1690–1700; proportion + -ment

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