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    Hi there,
    Is 'rate' singular or plural in the following sentences?

    The crime rate has been on the increase.
    The bank interest rate has increased.
    The economic rate has increased.


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    Re: rate


    "crime rates/bank rates/economic rates" for plural rates.

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    Re: rate

    Hi there,

    Then how about this?

    The crime rates of USA are on the increase. OR
    The crime rate of USA is on the increase.


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