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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.
The latest escalation in the global trade war, coming after China's manufacturing PMI fell more than expected and is now in contraction territory, added to fears that the world economy is heading for recession sparking a new rally on global bond markets that left the 10-year Treasury rate down -4.5 bp at 2.168%.
YouTube personality Ricky Dillon praised him for single-handedly bringing the crime rate down during the holidays.
For the month, occupancy was down 4.3% year over year to 43.9% with average daily rate down 10.1% to 624.69 Saudi Arabian riyals ($166.51) and revenue per available room down 14% to 274.35 riyals ($73.13).
Yesterday, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate up 0.083% from Friday's rate at NIS 3.625/$ and set the shekel-euro rate down 0.498% at 4.315/.
The regulator on Friday recommended in a summary to the Petroleum Division that the price of petrol be reduced by Rs5.26 per litre bringing the rate down from the existing Rs88.7 to Rs82.81 per litre.
Combined with a savings rate down to 1960s levels, borrowing by households is so worrying that personal debt could cripple grafters if interest rates were put up.
In May, First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri asserted that the government had won the battle against inflation and would now bring the rate down to single digits.
He said, 'We're not frustrated with the pace of changes because in January we had (an interest rate of) 17 percent, so for the central bank to bring the rate down to 11.5 percent (in June) is quite a big move.
has struggled to bring the rate down significantly.