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01. The [rate] of technological change in our society can be somewhat alarming at times.
02. What is the current exchange [rate] for American dollars?
03. The heart of a healthy person generally beats at the [rate] of about 60 times per minute.
04. Experts now say the ozone is disappearing at an even faster [rate] than originally feared.
05. The divorce [rate] in Asian countries has risen dramatically in the last ten years.
06. Many airline companies offer reduced [rates] for student travelers.
07. The violence in the film was edited to avoid a restricted [rating].
08. The United Nations has [rated] Norway as among the best places to live in the world.
09. R. D. Laing once remarked that life is a sexually-transmitted disease, and there is a 100 % mortality [rate].
10. Averil Coxhead has noted that young children learn new words in their native language at an amazing [rate].
11. British Columbia's sea otter population is increasing at a [rate] of almost 20% per year.
12. Tuna swim at a steady [rate] of 10 miles per hour, and they never stop moving until they die.
13. The pulse is the [rate] at which a person's heart beats.
14. Some types of bamboo grow at a [rate] of up to three feet a day.
15. The 1979 revolution in Iran greatly reduced the nation's earlier [rate] of economic growth.
16. The Southern Alps of New Zealand continue to grow today at the same [rate] as a person's fingernails.
17. Political violence aside, there is a surprisingly low crime [rate] in Ireland.
18. According to Time magazine, while the number of people on earth is still rising rapidly, the good news is that the growth [rate] is slowing.
19. HIV/AIDS infection [rates] in Botswana are the highest in the world, with over 35% of the adult population living with the disease.
20. Different types of rock will normally erode at vastly different [rates].

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