American English

Definition of disproportion noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable, countable] (formal)
jump to other results
the state of two things not being at an equally high or low level; an example of this disproportion (between A and B) the disproportion between the extra responsibilities and the small salary increase disproportion (of A to B) a profession with a high disproportion of male to female employees
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: disproportion