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    rates

    which one is correct?

    the voting rates are getting low
    the voting rate is getting low

    what is the different between plural and singular rate. does plural rate mean the rate per candidate?


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    Re: rates

    No - the voting rates relate to the percentage of the population that choose to vote.

    70 per cent would be a high rate
    20 per cent would be a low rate

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