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rate

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rate

noun \ˈrāt\

Definition of RATE

1
:  a fixed ratio between two things
2
:  a quantity, amount, or degree of something measured per unit of something else—see death rate, heart rate, metabolic rate, pulse rate, sedimentation rate
February 27, 2015
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