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disproportionately

dis pruh pawr shuh nuht lee

  • r  out of proportion
    this wall is disproportionately long
  • r  to a disproportionate degree
    his benefits were disproportionately generous

  • But the study also suggests that these residents weren't moving out of their neighborhoods at a disproportionately higher rate than from similar neighborhoods that didn't gentrify.
  • Cap-and-trade advocates counter that like all other flat taxes, a carbon levy would disproportionately burden lower-income families, who spend a greater percentage of their income .
  • Ever since he was a frail child with a disproportionately big head, David Ben-Gurion was always clear about his next move, about the Jewish people's destination, about the link .
News & Articles

  • Gift of leisure
    While we love a fella who doesn't mind hand-washing some china, certain chores seem to fall disproportionately in the "dad" camp -- those that require lifting something heavy, touching something icky, or evicting a many-legged roommate (eek!).
    June 15, 2013 - CNN
  • Chicago to hire 600 for school safe passage routes
    Chicago to hire 600 for school safe passage routes The school closures have sparked protests and lawsuits from opponents who say they disproportionately affect minority neighborhoods and will endanger children who may have to cross gang boundaries to get to a new school.
    June 15, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • Give dad the gift of leisure by tackling his chores
    While we love a fella who doesn't mind hand-washing some china, certain chores seem to fall disproportionately in the "dad" camp -- those that require lifting something heavy, touching something icky, or evicting a many-legged roommate (eek!).
    June 14, 2013 - CNN
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in New York Daily News
    There is a long history in this country of African-Americans and Latinos being stopped by law enforcement disproportionately,Obama said. "That's just a fact."
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Earthtimes (press release)
    At a time of global food shortages, financial turmoil, and disturbing patterns of climate change, Africa suffers disproportionately,Benedict said.
  • Kartika Liotard in Globe and Mail
    Cloned animals suffer disproportionately highly from illnesses, malformations and premature death,said Kartika Liotard, the Dutch lawmaker leading the parliament's debate.

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