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rate

1. 
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

[rāt]
(science and technology)
The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
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The fetal mortality rate was defined as the number of stillbirths above 22 weeks and 500 g per 1 000 births.
He added that during his meeting with Prince Saud bin Abdul Mohsen, mayor of Hail, he informed him that the Human Rights Commission has studied the issue of abortion with independent consultants, who have given a comprehensive report that fetal mortality rate in Hail matches with national and global figures, and there is no increase.
The fetal mortality rate in the United States is approximately twice as high among blacks as among whites (8), and differences by race in reporting fetal deaths versus early neonatal deaths might exist.