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rate

noun [C] (MEASURE)
測量
 
 
/reɪt/
the speed at which something happens or changes, or the amount or number of times it happens or changes in a particular period
率,比率;速率;速度;進度
Although she's recovering from her illness, her rate of progress is quite slow.
儘管病情正在好轉,但她康復的速度仍很慢。
I told my assistants to work at their own rate.
我告訴我的助手們按照他們自己的進度工作。
The taxi was going at a tremendous rate.
計程車飛速奔馳。
the growth/inflation/mortality/unemployment, etc. rate
增長率/通貨膨脹率/死亡率/失業率等
The drug has a high success/failure rate.
這種藥物治療疾病的成功率/失敗率很高。
Speed of motion
(Definition of rate noun (MEASURE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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