rate

rate
I 1. [reɪt]
nome
1) (speed) ritmo m., velocità f.

at a rate of 50 an hour — ai 50 all'ora

at a terrific rate — [drive] a tutta velocità; [work] a ritmo indiavolato

at this rate we'll never be able to afford a car — fig. di questo passo non potremo mai permetterci un'auto

2) (number of occurrences) tasso m., percentuale f.

birth rate — tasso di natalità

the failure rate is 4% — la percentuale dei bocciati è del 4%

3) (level)

the interest rate — il tasso di interesse

the rate of inflation — il tasso di inflazione

4) (charge) tariffa f., costo m.; (wage) tariffa f.

postal rates — tariffe postali

to get a reduced rate — beneficiare di una tariffa ridotta

the going rate for a babysitter — la tariffa attuale di una babysitter

what is your hourly rate of pay? — quanto sei pagato all'ora?

5) econ. (in foreign exchange) corso m.
2.
nome plurale rates BE imposta f.sing. locale, comunale

business rates — = imposta sugli immobili adibiti a uso commerciale e/o industriale

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at any rate — in ogni caso, a ogni modo

II 1. [reɪt]
verbo transitivo
1) (classify)

I rate his novel very highly — apprezzo moltissimo il suo romanzo

how do you rate this restaurant? — che cosa pensi di questo ristorante?

to rate sb. as a great composer — considerare qcn. un grande compositore

to rate sb. among the best pianists — annoverare qcn. tra i migliori pianisti

highly rated — molto quotato

2) (deserve) meritare [medal, round of applause]
3) (value) ammirare, stimare [person, honesty]; tenere in grande considerazione [friendship]
2.
verbo intransitivo (rank)

she rates among the best sopranos in Europe — è annoverata tra i migliori soprani d'Europa

3.
verbo riflessivo

how do you rate yourself as a driver? — come pensi di guidare?

he doesn't rate himself very highly — non ha una grande considerazione di se stesso

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[reit] 1. noun
1) (the number of occasions within a given period of time when something happens or is done: a high (monthly) accident rate in a factory.) tasso, percentuale
2) (the number or amount of something (in relation to something else); a ratio: There was a failure rate of one pupil in ten in the exam.) percentuale
3) (the speed with which something happens or is done: He works at a tremendous rate; the rate of increase/expansion.) ritmo, velocità
4) (the level (of pay), cost etc (of or for something): What is the rate of pay for this job?) tariffa
5) ((usually in plural) a tax, especially, in United Kingdom, paid by house-owners etc to help with the running of their town etc.) (imposta locale)
2. verb
(to estimate or be estimated, with regard to worth, merit, value etc: I don't rate this book very highly; He doesn't rate very highly as a dramatist in my estimation.) valutare, giudicare
- at this
- at that rate
- rate of exchange
* * *
I 1. [reɪt]
nome
1) (speed) ritmo m., velocità f.

at a rate of 50 an hour — ai 50 all'ora

at a terrific rate — [drive] a tutta velocità; [work] a ritmo indiavolato

at this rate we'll never be able to afford a car — fig. di questo passo non potremo mai permetterci un'auto

2) (number of occurrences) tasso m., percentuale f.

birth rate — tasso di natalità

the failure rate is 4% — la percentuale dei bocciati è del 4%

3) (level)

the interest rate — il tasso di interesse

the rate of inflation — il tasso di inflazione

4) (charge) tariffa f., costo m.; (wage) tariffa f.

postal rates — tariffe postali

to get a reduced rate — beneficiare di una tariffa ridotta

the going rate for a babysitter — la tariffa attuale di una babysitter

what is your hourly rate of pay? — quanto sei pagato all'ora?

5) econ. (in foreign exchange) corso m.
2.
nome plurale rates BE imposta f.sing. locale, comunale

business rates — = imposta sugli immobili adibiti a uso commerciale e/o industriale

••

at any rate — in ogni caso, a ogni modo

II 1. [reɪt]
verbo transitivo
1) (classify)

I rate his novel very highly — apprezzo moltissimo il suo romanzo

how do you rate this restaurant? — che cosa pensi di questo ristorante?

to rate sb. as a great composer — considerare qcn. un grande compositore

to rate sb. among the best pianists — annoverare qcn. tra i migliori pianisti

highly rated — molto quotato

2) (deserve) meritare [medal, round of applause]
3) (value) ammirare, stimare [person, honesty]; tenere in grande considerazione [friendship]
2.
verbo intransitivo (rank)

she rates among the best sopranos in Europe — è annoverata tra i migliori soprani d'Europa

3.
verbo riflessivo

how do you rate yourself as a driver? — come pensi di guidare?

he doesn't rate himself very highly — non ha una grande considerazione di se stesso


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