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Proportional.‘as the pound has fallen costs have risen on a pro rata basis’corresponding, proportionate, comparable, in proportion, commensurate, equivalent, consistent, relative, correlated, correlative, analogous, analogicalView synonyms
Proportionally.‘their fees will rise pro rata with salaries’
Late 16th century: Latin, literally ‘according to the rate’.
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