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Definition of death rate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    death rate

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  1. 1the number of deaths every year for every 1 000 people in the population of a place a high/low death rate
  2. 2the number of deaths every year from a particular disease or in a particular group Death rates from heart disease have risen considerably in recent years.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: death rate