Death-rate definition

The ratio of total deaths to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time. The death rate is often expressed as the number of deaths per 1,000 of the population per year.
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The number of deaths per year per thousand of population in a given community, area, or group: sometimes other units of time or population are used.
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The ratio of total deaths to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time. The death rate is often expressed as the number of deaths per 1,000 of the population per year.
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Mortality rate.
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Noun

Singular:
death-rate
Plural:
death-rates