## English translation: proportionality

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 Portuguese term or phrase: proporcionalidade English translation: proportionality Entered by:

 15:36 Oct 25, 2017
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Law/Patents - Law (general) / direito penal
 Portuguese term or phrase: Proporcionalidade algumas teorias estrangeiras aplicáveis à matéria, e que acabaram a influenciar o direito brasileiro, como a da Proporcionalidade
 milena mignossi ferreiraBrazil Local time: 17:53
 Proportionality Explanation:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proportionality_(law) Proportionality is a general principle in law which covers several special (although related) concepts. The concept of proportionality is used as a criterion of fairness and justice in statutory interpretation processes, especially in constitutional law, as a logical method intended to assist in discerning the correct balance between the restriction imposed by a corrective measure and the severity of the nature of the prohibited act.
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Matheus Chaud
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 Matheus Chaud
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 Barry Walker

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Proportionality

Explanation:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proportionality_(law)
Proportionality is a general principle in law which covers several special (although related) concepts. The concept of proportionality is used as a criterion of fairness and justice in statutory interpretation processes, especially in constitutional law, as a logical method intended to assist in discerning the correct balance between the restriction imposed by a corrective measure and the severity of the nature of the prohibited act.

 Matheus ChaudBrazilLocal time: 16:53Native speaker of: PortuguesePRO pts in category: 55

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Proportionality

Explanation:
In mathematics, two variables are proportional if a change in one is always accompanied by a change in the other, and if the changes are always related by use of a constant multiplier. The constant is called the coefficient of proportionality or proportionality constant.

Example sentence(s):
• The principle of proportionality is the idea that an action should not be more severe than is necessary, especially in a war or when punishing someone for a crime.
• In mathematics, proportionality indicates that two quantities or variables are related in a linear manner.
 Barry WalkerBrazilLocal time: 17:53Native speaker of: English

neutral  Mario Freitas: Não gostou da resposta do Matheus?
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neutral  Gilmar Fernandes: I also don't understand why some colleagues here post the same exact answer 40 some odd minutes afterwards and if it was by mistake, why not just "hide" it ? It's beyond me :)
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agree  Matheus Chaud: Usuário novo, rapazes... take it easy... Barry, bem-vindo ao KudoZ! Quando uma resposta idêntica já foi postada, em vez de postar a mesma resposta de novo, o ideal é concordar com a resposta já postada (deixar um "agree"). Qualquer dúvida estamos aí!
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