Definition of death rate in English:

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noun

  • The ratio of deaths to the population of a particular area or during a particular period of time, usually calculated as the number of deaths per one thousand people per year: improved diets have reduced death rates
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    • That trend and a soaring death rate are helping reduce Russia's population at a rapid rate.
    • They said the analysis proved screening reduced the death rate by 21 per cent.
    • Other advances in technology and good antenatal care have reduced the death rate.

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