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n. - A local tax on property (usually used in the plural)' The prices or amounts fixed on anything...

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Usage examples (39)
  • I got an apartment the first day I got to town by going to Harvard housing, so I could get cheaper rates, $80 a month or something√†
  • First, the term rates, we are fulfilling the orders right now and they've been climbing.
  • TXU says it's cutting rates because of lower wholesale electricity prices and that the term rates are its lowest since 2005.
  • No, the logic for low short term rates is impenetrable.
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