Definition of disproportionate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

disproportionate

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adjective
NAmE//ˌdɪsprəˈpɔrʃənət//
 
disproportionate (to something)
 
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too large or too small when compared with something else The area contains a disproportionate number of young middle-class families. compare proportionate
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adverb The lower-paid spend a disproportionately large amount of their earnings on food.
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