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rank

noun [C/U]  /ræŋk/ us  

rank noun [C/U] (POSITION)

a position in relation to others higher or lower, showing the importance or authority of the person having it: [C] You get more privileges if you have a higher rank. [U] He rose quickly in rank.
rankings
plural noun  /ˈræŋ·kɪŋz/ us  
She has been near the top of the 800-meter rankings for the past 13 years.

rank

adjective  /ræŋk/ us  

rank adjective (SMELLY)

smelling very unpleasant: a rank odor
(Definition of rank from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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