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rate-cap (ˈreɪtˌkæp)
vb , -caps, -capping, -capped
(formerly in Britain) to impose on (a local authority) an upper limit on the level of the rate it may levy

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Main Entry:  rate-capping
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the setting of an upper limit for rates charged, esp. the interest rate on an adjustable rate loan
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