pro rata

[ proh-rey-tuh, -rah- ]SEE DEFINITION OF pro rata
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And that was the last I ever heard of his pro rata salary system.

All the shareholders are pro rata owners of all the assets of the society.

All are bound to contribute their pro rata share for the support of the government.

Can't we reduce the armaments little by little—on a pro rata basis—by concert of the powers?

The accessories of the taille, the poll-tax and the tax for roads, are fixed for each assessable party, pro rata to his taille.

Then to each man would be allotted his pro rata share,—and each was careful to see that he got his full portion of the delicacy.

The detachment numbered 103 men, and were assigned, pro rata, to the several companies.

Congress proposed to sell all the vacant lands in the several states, against the pro rata indebtedness of such states.

Pro Rata—A distribution of money or goods in proportionate parts.

Then the pro rata of annuity goods will be so much the larger.