Definition of proper fraction noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


proper fraction

BrE BrE//ˌprɒpə ˈfrækʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌprɑːpər ˈfrækʃn//
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a fraction that is less than one, with the bottom number greater than the top number, for example ¼ or ⅝
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: proper fraction