Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of ratio.

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Examples

  • The goal behind these minimum ratios is to make sure a good portion of premium dollars spent by consumers goes toward care and not just to "enhance profits or pay large salaries," Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger said.

    New Insurance Rules OKed By Association

  • Because if I think of the two in ratios, in comparisons, then in some sense the vertigo is canceling out part of the niece time.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • To repeat, the basic problem in an era of increasing retiree-to-worker ratios is that you have to start prefunding benefits.

    Matthew Yglesias » Alice Rivlin: “Now Is An Excellent Time To Fix Social Security And Medicare”

  • No matter how you slice it, the distortions created by a ginormous increase in the demand for mortgages to securitize at 40-1 leverage ratios is not an example of the restriction of free markets.

    Matthew Yglesias » System-Building

  • But the housing bubble started earlier than 2004 -- and based on long-term ratios of home prices to rental prices and incomes, home prices probably could easily fall another 5 to 10 percent before bottom is reached.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • But the housing bubble started earlier than 2004 -- and based on long-term ratios of home prices to rental prices and incomes, home prices probably could easily fall another 5 to 10 percent before bottom is reached.

    And Now Homeowners

  • White victims are, overwhelmingly, the victims under those circumstances, in ratios nearly identical to the cases found on death row.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Why Court Decisions Involving Death Make Us Nervous

  • Just like the wines we drink, any discussion of wine prices and price-to-value ratios is always a complex and layered one.

    From the Vine

  • In these respects, which are important also to self-sustained growth, the gap between countries with high export ratios and those (of similar size) with low export ratios is substantial.

    Sir Arthur Lewis - Prize Lecture

  • Notably, though, the expression ratios of the deletion/duplication individuals overlap with the expression ratios of wild-type individuals.

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