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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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Risk Rate of Long-Term Prediction Forecasting ([f.sub.3]).
Non EU 28 foreigners over the age of 18 have the highest risk rate of poverty or social exclusion at 42 per cent, while EU 28 nationals are at 29 per cent.
Full Risk Rate applies Residence 16% in AE zone, 17% at next renewal on or (Owner-Occupied in VE zone this after 10/1/2013.
The top 12 local authorities with the highest risk rates are all in London boroughs.
The equipment portfolios of the fund in terms of type and tenants are diversified, thus reducing the risk rate.
The single-lane A537, known as the Cat and Fiddle, has a risk rate (fatal or serious accidents for every billion kilometres travelled on it) of 250.