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death rate

n.
The ratio of total deaths to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time. The death rate is often expressed as the number of deaths per 1,000 of the population per year. Also called fatality rate.
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death rate

n
(Statistics) the ratio of deaths in a specified area, group, etc, to the population of that area, group, etc. Also called (esp US): mortality rate
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Noun1.death rate - the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
infant deathrate, infant mortality, infant mortality rate - the death rate during the first year of life
neonatal mortality, neonatal mortality rate - the death rate during the first 28 days of life
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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Translations

death rate

n(tasso di) mortalità
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