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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. -A person who pays a regular charge for the use of a public utility, as gas or electricity, usually based on the quantity consumed.

Usage examples (38)
  • The independents on the council are in the old-fashioned "ratepayer" =independent Tory mold.
  • The combined seats won by ratepayer associations in Bizana,
  • She had sent out 42,000 glossy magazines to every ratepayer.
  • Independent and ratepayer association candidates had captured for more
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