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higher rate

noun
1.
(in Britain) a rate of income tax that is higher than the basic rate and becomes payable on taxable income in excess of a specified limit
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  • He then “put on a spurt,” and went for some time at a higher rate of speed.

    The Iron Horse R.M. Ballantyne
  • Angrily Molly sent the motor spinning along at a higher rate.

    Rose O'Paradise Grace Miller White
  • Probably, Anthony would not have to pay a higher rate of interest than he.

    Rhoda Fleming, Complete George Meredith
  • I sell not my thought so cheap: I value my meditation at a higher rate.

  • For the work which they do they are paid at a higher rate than in private establishments.

    Political economy W. Stanley Jevons

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