disproportionate : Definition, Usages, News and More

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dis pruh pawr shuh nit

  • a  out of proportion
  • s  not proportionate

  • Perhaps police are more likely to search minorities because they commit a disproportionate number of crimes.
  • Though the overall number worked out to be a near even split (47% in favor, 49% oppose) because of weighting to party ID, the views of Independents should hold a disproportionate .
  • About 40% of the troops are Southern, 60% are white, 22% are black, and a disproportionate number come from empty states like Montana and Wyoming.
News & Articles

  • Urbana social justice class shares findings with administrators
    CHAMPAIGN — Urbana High School isn't the only high school to face issues such as a lack of racial diversity among its faculty members or having a disproportionate number of African-American students receiving disciplinary referrals. read more
    June 21, 2013 - The Champaign News-Gazette
  • Reverse mortgages under review
    Citing a disproportionate number of liabilities from borrowers in its reverse mortgage business, the Federal Housing Authority wants to make some quick changes. Legislation allowing that has passed its first hurdle in Congress.
    June 20, 2013 - Bankrate.com
  • Body Politic
    Huge, engorged, disproportionate breasts jut from the draped body and covered face of a woman — San Francisco-based Iranian artist Taravat Talepasand is obsessed with this pornographic image she found online several years ago, and this figure has appeared repeatedly in her detailed and intricate paintings and drawings. Talepasand draws attention to the contradictory history of desiring Iranian ...
    June 20, 2013 - Hyphen Magazine

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