pro rata
pro ra·ta /ˌprō-'rā-tə, -'rä-, -'ra-/ adv [Latin]: proportionately according to an exactly calculable factor (as share or liability)
pro rata adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

pro rata
I adjective alloted, apportioned, appropriately, distributed, equivalently, in proportion, on even terms, proportionate associated concepts: apportionment, pro rata share II adverb each to each, in equal shares, proportionately, respectively, to each according to his share III index per capita

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


pro rata
adj.
(Latin) According to the rate; proportional or proportionately.
adv.
pro rata

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


pro rata
(proh-rat-ah or proh-ray-tah) From Latin for "in proportion," refers to a share to be received or an amount to be paid based on the fractional share of ownership, responsibility, or time used. For example, a buyer of rental property will pay his or her pro rata share of the property taxes for that portion of the year in which he or she holds title.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

pro rata
A term meaning proportionately; apportioned according to a relative amount. For example, if two lenders each hold 50% of the loan, a pro rata distribution of a principal payment received by the borrower would mean that each lender would receive 50% of the principal payment.
+pro rata
USA
A term meaning proportionately; apportioned according to a relative amount. For example, if two lenders each hold 50% of the loan, a pro rata distribution of a principal payment received by the borrower would mean that each lender would receive 50% of the principal payment.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


pro rata
adj. Latin According to the rate; in proportion. If a lawyer charges $100 per hour, and she works a quarter of an hour, her pro rata fee would be $100/4, or $25.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


pro rata
(Latin: Proportionately.)
A phrase that describes a division made according to a certain rate, percentage, or share.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


pro rata
I
[Latin, Proportionately.] A phrase that describes a division made according to a certain rate, percentage, or share.
II Proportionate share; distribution in proportion.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

pro rata
[proh rat-ah or proh ray-tah]
adj.
   from Latin for "in proportion," referring to a share to be received or an amount to be paid based on the fractional share of ownership, responsibility or time used. Examples: an heir who receives one-quarter of an estate may be responsible for one-quarter of the estate taxes as his/her pro rata share. A buyer of a rental property will pay his/her pro rata share of the property taxes for that portion of the year in which he/she holds title.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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