pro rata

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pro (according to) + ratus (calculated)

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pro rata (not comparable)

  1. (of an allocation) In proportion to some factor that can be exactly calculated.
    Tenants who have given 30 days' notice who do not leave on the last day of the month will be credited on a pro rata basis.
    The workers' overtime is calculated on pro rata basis.

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Last modified on 7 October 2013, at 10:10