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Rated Down

Describing an insurance policy in which one pays a lower premium because of lower risk. For example, women pay lower premiums on life insurance than men of the same age because women generally live longer than men; this fact reduces the risk of the policy.
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Neither of us was worse for his experience, so after shaking the snow from our clothing, we set off at a great rate down toward the warmth and comfort of the forest and the jungle.
He sped at a breakneck rate down the hill, but in the turn at the bottom, in the deep shadows, he encountered a chuck-hole and pitched headlong over the handle bar.
First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri pledged last week that the government has won the battle against inflation and will now bring the rate down to single digits--but the official monthly statistics on inflation show it holding steady in the mid-teens and even climbing marginally in recent months.
8% initial estimate and takes the annual rate down to the level it was in October.
8 percent initial estimate and took the annual rate down to the level it was in October.
While this was not as strong an increase as in the past two expansions, it has been enough to push the unemployment rate down at a pace faster than at any point in the previous expansion and about in line with the fastest one in the expansions of the 1990s.
We were staring down the barrel at 170 for no loss and we needed to get the run rate down.
With groups observing the 10th Annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy today, Gretch Sanders of KUT News reports on the search for ways to bring that rate down.
We are operating at the minimum level of investment to maintain HIV infections at this unacceptable rate--but we should be aiming to drive the infection rate down.
Summary: Growth in service and construction industries pushed Morocco's unemployment rate down to 9.
German business confidence is expected to jump to 20 from 13 in April on the back of the ECB's initiation of quantitative easing measures in conjunction with bringing their benchmark rate down to 1.
INFLATION-the cancer of the British economy is growing again, after a year of stendy progress in bringing the rate down.