Translation of "rate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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ratenoun [ C ]

uk /reɪt/ us /reɪt/

rate noun [ C ] (MEASURE)

B2 the speed at which something happens or changes, or the amount or number of times it happens or changes in a particular period

Although she's recovering from her illness, her rate of progress is quite slow. 尽管病情正在好转,但她康复的速度仍很慢。
I told my assistants to work at their own rate. 我告诉我的助手们按照他们自己的进度工作。
The taxi was going at a tremendous rate. 出租车飞速奔驰。
the growth/inflation/mortality/unemployment, etc. rate 增长率/通货膨胀率/死亡率/失业率等
The drug has a high success/failure rate. 这种药物治疗疾病的成功率/失败率很高。

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rate noun [ C ] (PAYMENT)

B2 an amount or level of payment

We agreed a rate with the painter before he started work. 开工前,我们和油漆工谈好了工钱。
What's the going (= standard) rate for this type of work? 这种工作一般酬金是多少?
Do you pay your mortgage on a fixed or variable rate (= of interest)? 你怎样还抵押贷款,是定额偿付还是不定额偿付?

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rate noun [ C ] (TAX)

rates [ plural ]

a local tax paid in Australia, and in Britain in the past, by the owners of houses and other buildings


rateverb [ T ]

uk /reɪt/ us /reɪt/

rate verb [ T ] (JUDGE)

C1 to judge the value or character of someone or something

How do you rate him as a football player? 你怎么评价他作为一个足球运动员的表现?
She is rated very highly by the people she works for. 雇主对她的评价都很高。
informal "What do you think of her as a singer?" "I don't really rate her (= I do not think that she is very good)." “你认为她作为一个歌手表现如何?”“我认为她不怎么样。”
I rate cars as one of the worst polluters of the environment. 我认为汽车是污染环境的罪魁祸首之一。
[ + obj + noun ] On a scale of one to ten, I'd rate his book a five. 满分是10分的话,我给他这本书打5分。
Traffic accidents are so frequent that they don't rate a mention (= are not considered to be worth reporting) in the newspaper unless a lot of people are killed. 撞车事故太频繁了,所以除非造成多人死亡,否则报纸对这样的事儿都不屑一提。
rate as sth

to be considered to be something of a particular quality

That rates as the worst film I've ever seen. 那是我看过的最蹩脚的电影。

rate verb [ T ] (TAX)

UK In Britain in the past, a building was rated to decide how much local tax the owner should pay.



uk / -reɪt/ us / -reɪt/

C1 used with words such as first, second, etc. to show how good you think something is

程度;水平(与 first、second 等词连用,表明你认为某物属于哪种程度或水平)
His suggestions are always first-rate (= very good). 他总是能提出很好的建议。
This company produces second/third-rate (= not very good) goods. 这家公司生产的都是些二/三流的产品。

(Translation of “rate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)