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[ney-tal-i-tee, nuh-] /neɪˈtæl ɪ ti, nə-/

noun (pl) -ties
another name (esp US) for birth rate

late 15c., “birth,” from natal + -ity. Sense of “birth rate” is from 1884, from French natalité, used in the same sense.

natality na·tal·i·ty (nā-tāl’ĭ-tē, nə-)
The ratio of births to the general population; the birth rate.


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