But total factor productivity, or TFP, rose at rates that exceeded growth in most other decades, including the 1920s.
The rates on middle- and low-income payers will stay the same or go down slightly.
In Alabama, the fourth-poorest state, rates are low, but growing.
We proffer federally backed flood insurance at rates bearing no resemblance to the risks.
Obama wants to restore Clinton-era rates on dollars earned above $250,000.
Besides, now the Working-Man is so much richer, and pays no rates or taxes, he does not want trams.
These rates are determined by joint passenger-tariff associations.
The Government remitted the year's rent, but bank interest and rates had to be met; and my biggest cheque for the year was £8.
Jasper rather approves of a flat, because he says there won't be any rates and taxes.
There may be in a parish a collector of rates appointed by the guardians.
"estimated value or worth," early 15c., from Old French rate "price, value" and directly from Medieval Latin rata (pars) "fixed (amount)," from Latin rata "fixed, settled," fem. past participle of reri "to reckon, think" (see reason (n.)). Meaning "degree of speed" (prop. ratio between distance and time) is attested from 1650s. Currency exchange sense first recorded 1727. First-rate, second-rate, etc. are 1640s, from British Navy division of ships into six classes based on size and strength. Phrase at any rate originally (1610s) meant "at any cost;" weakened sense of "at least" is attested by 1760.
"to scold," late 14c., probably from Old French reter "to impute blame, accuse, find fault with," from Latin reputare "to count over, reflect," in Vulgar Latin, "to impute, blame" (see reputation). Related: Rated; rating.
"estimate the worth or value of," mid-15c., from rate (n.). Intransitive sense of "have a certain value, rank, or standing" is from 1809; specifically as "have high value" from 1928. Related: Rated; rating.
rate 1 (rāt)
A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity.
A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion.