Happy Friday! Today ends the week of adverbs, and if I can be so bold as to say words that I probably won’t use in the future. But, they are here if I ever decide to use them I suppose. Enjoy the weekend, even if it’s going to be a rainy one. I’ll be working on my reading list, planning a new blog feature (stay tuned) and working on other projects. Stay tuned!

pro rata(pro RAY-tuh, RAH-)

adverb: proportionally
adjective: proportional

Etymology
From Latin pro rata (according to the calculated share). Earliest documented use: 1575

Usage (from Wordsmith)
“The distribution would be pro rata on length of service.”
Dennis Conroy; The Cairo Connection; Trafford; 2005.

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