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English Reference for wariai (わりあい)

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わりあい
wariai
Definitions
  1. adverb noun rate, ratio, percentage, proportion
  2. comparatively
  3. contrary to expectations
Example sentences
They walked at the rate of three miles an hour
The proportion of sunny days to rainy days last month was 4 to 1
Twenty-five years from now there will be one retired person for each two working
Each year the world's population increases on average by two percent
A recent analysis by Boeing forecasts that unless safety is improved, jet airliners could be falling out of the sky at the rate of once a week by the year 2010
This firm manufactures cars at the rate of two hundred per day
The hand on its axis turns at 10 revolutions per hour
The rainforests are disappearing at the rate of tens of thousands of hectares a day
The proportion of girls to boys in our class is three to two
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