Definition of mortality rate
: 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
: the quality or state of being mortal
: the death of large numbers (as of people or animals)
: to rebuke angrily or violently
: to drive away by scolding
: to voice angry reprimands
: reckoned value : valuation
: a fixed quantity
: to set an estimate on : value, esteem
: to determine or assign the relative rank or class of : grade
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