mortality rate

Definition of mortality rate

  1. :  the number of a particular group who die each year The government is trying to reduce the mortality rate among infants.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the quality or state of being mortal

    :  the death of large numbers (as of people or animals)

    :  death

  1. :  to rebuke angrily or violently

    :  to drive away by scolding

    :  to voice angry reprimands

  1. :  reckoned value :  valuation

    :  estimation

    :  a fixed quantity

  1. :  allot

    :  to set an estimate on :  value, esteem

    :  to determine or assign the relative rank or class of :  grade

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