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rates meaning

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  • NounBFrate
    1. plural of rate.
      1. (British or Australian) Taxes, usually on property, levelled by local government.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • When we put a stop to the overincarceration, crime did not spike and there was a remarkably low felony rearrest rate of 4 percent a year for people who completed probation.
          • The high unemployment rates quickly snowballed into a major budget problem for the government.
          • Studies were done in Kerala by Anoop et al., reveal [sic] hyperendemicity of dengue in the region with the presence of multiple serotypes and high rates of co-infection.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Rate of relapse among patients with supradiaphragmatic disease was 55%, compared to 42% among patients with subdiaphragmatic disease (P = 0.02).
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Nevertheless, AHSCT continues to have a significant morbimortality rate.
          • Several parameters were measured to study the development of fetuses at Day 105 of gestation: thoracic diameter, biparietal diameter, occipitonasal length and heart rate.
          • This would immediately reenergise development of technologies for carbon capture and storage that for more than a decade have been progressing at glacial rates.

      Meaning of rates for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "rates" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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