overproportion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (v.ō"vur-pru-pôr'shun, -pōr'-n.ō'vur-pru-pôr'shun, -pōr'-), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to make or measure in excess of the correct, normal, or desired proportion.
  1. the excessiveness of something in relation to another or to what is considered correct, desirable, or normal; inequity or imbalance: the overproportion of insurance to income.
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