1. the rate of interest; an interest rate
    • 定期預金の利率が下がった[上がった]
    • The rate of interest on fixed deposits has been reduced [raised].
    • 年3%の利率で金を貸す
    • lend [《米》 loan] money at the rate of 3 percent per year
    • 利率変動型積立終身保険
    • interest-sensitive whole life insurance