Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A ratio is the comparison in size or number between two things.

Examples: (noun) In the engineering department of the university, the ratio of men’s jobs to women’s is 8 to 1. This needs to be improved. (noun) A low student/teacher ratio improves the quality of education.

Synonyms: nouns: fraction, proportion.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 B

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