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rate·pay·er

 (rāt′pā′ər)
n.
One that pays rates: utility ratepayers.
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ratepayer

(ˈreɪtˌpeɪə)
n
a person who pays local rates, esp a householder
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rate•pay•er

(ˈreɪtˌpeɪ ər)

n.
1. a person who pays a regular charge for the use of a public utility.
2. Brit. a taxpayer.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ratepayer - a person who pays local rates (especially a householder)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
taxpayer - someone who pays taxes
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Translations

ratepayer

[ˈreɪtpeɪəʳ] N (Brit) (formerly) → contribuyente mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ratepayer

rate-payer [ˈreɪtpeɪər] n
(British) (formerly)contribuable mf (payant la taxe d'habitation)
(US)contribuable (payant les impôts municipaux)rate rebate n (British) (formerly)dégrèvement m sur la taxe d'habitation
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ratepayer

n (Brit dated) → Steuerzahler(in) m(f) (von Kommunalsteuern)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ratepayer

[ˈreɪtˌpeɪəʳ] n (Brit) (old) → contribuente m/f (di imposte comunali)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
It was the rural fashion of that time for the more important members of the congregation to depart first, while their humbler neighbours waited and looked on, stroking their bent heads or dropping their curtsies to any large ratepayer who turned to notice them.
As Conservative leader I have highlighted this figure on many occasions over the last five years and have argued that it should not be paid by the taxpayer or ratepayer.
I am as a ratepayer also concerned at the number of Council-owned vans lorries etc parked overnight outside private houses.
The companies concerned should be made to pay, not the ratepayer.
Dear Editor, As a city ratepayer I wonder just how our council bosses' justify pounds 1.4 million of our money to watch football matches?
"There are cases where assessments were reduced, but the ratepayer simply forgot to return the form authorising release of the refund!"
This is not to claim a total absence of ratepayer effects in New Hampshire.
At a hearing Wednesday in Austin, lawmakers on the Senate Natural Resources Committee heard testimony from regulators, water companies and ratepayer groups about proposed changes to address the problem.
Almost two years later and with more than $100,000 of ratepayer money spent, the effort clearly has failed.
There is a general lack of interest around the country in swimming as a pastime, and many councils are wisely closing costly, unprofitable and decaying swimming pools almost on a weekly basis, yet blinkered Birmingham City Council wants to jump in at the deep end and spend vast amounts of ratepayer's money on a white elephant.
In an attempt to reduce the number of duplicate or unwarranted appeals, a ratepayer will only be entitled to make one appeal against a rateable value, or any subsequent alteration to the assessment, and details of the current rent payable must be provided when submitting the appeal.
The Legislature is also considering an amendment to state law that could open the door to the type of ratepayer financing being proposed for Access Northeast.