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English definition of “rank”


noun [C/U] (POSITION)   /ræŋk/
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    /ˈræŋ·kɪŋz/ plural noun She has been near the top of the 800-meter rankings for the past 13 years.
(Definition of rank noun (POSITION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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