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proportion (n):
magnitude or extent
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a building of vast proportions
proportion (n):
harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
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in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance
proportion (n):
the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree
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an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations.
a dry martini has a large proportion of gin
proportion (n):
the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
proportion (n):
balance among the parts of something
Related Words: symmetry
proportion (v):
adjust in size relative to other things
proportion (v):
give pleasant proportions to
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harmonize a building with those surrounding it
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All's fair in love and war

aşkta ve savaşta herşey mubahtır
Where powerful emotions are concerned, there can be no firm rules of behavior


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