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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); A ratio of two quantities that is constant.

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  • Under the laws of war, the term proportionality has a precise and strictly defined meaning.
  • In other words, as Harris explains, the idea of proportionality is shredded.
  • Hiroshima and Tokyo are excellent examples of WHY proportionality is essential to the laws of war.
  • “Anyone who knows anything about the Middle East knows that proportionality is madness,” he wrote. for more
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