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o•ver•pro•por•tion



Pronunciation: (
v.ō"vur-pru-pôr'shun, -pōr'-;
n.ō'vur-pru-pôr'shun, -pōr'-),
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v.t.
to make or measure in excess of the correct, normal, or desired proportion.

n.
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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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