a guaranteed minimum amount or number used to compute advertising rates, as the number of subscribers to a publication.
a basic amount or number used to compute charges to a customer, as the number of monthly phone calls.
the valuation of property upon which tax rates are based.
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By these accounts, the rate-base cut and other changes were driven by Ascheim and his team.