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ranking

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈræn.kɪŋ/
a rank or level, for example in a competition: Last year Wiseman rose from 266 to 35 in the tennis world rankings. The city's housing costs were enough to earn it a ranking of 66th nationally.

ranking

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈræn.kɪŋ/ US
being the officer of highest rank present at a particular time: General Steinberger was the ranking officer present at the meeting.
Translations of “ranking”
in Chinese (Traditional) 排名, 名次, 地位…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排名, 名次, 地位…
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