birthrate

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noun birth·rate \ˈbərth-ˌrāt\

Definition of birthrate

  1. :  the ratio between births and individuals in a specified population and time

1859

First Known Use of birthrate

1859


BIRTHRATE Defined for English Language Learners

birthrate

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noun birth·rate \ˈbərth-ˌrāt\

Definition of birthrate for English Language Learners

  • : a number that shows how many babies are born in a particular place or during a particular time


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birthrate

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noun birth·rate \ˈbər-ˌthrāt\

Medical Definition of birthrate

  1. :  the ratio between births and individuals in a specified population and time often expressed as number of live births per hundred or per thousand population per year—called also natality


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