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base rate

noun [C] uk   us   UK specialized
a rate (= level of interest) decided by the Bank of England that banks use when deciding how much to charge for lending money: Your mortgage interest payments are two percent below the base rate.
Translations of “base rate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本利率…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本利率…
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