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ranking

noun
 
 
/ˈrænkɪŋ/ US   /ræŋkɪŋ/
[C] the position or level something or someone has in a list that compares their importance, quality, success, etc.: Figures in brackets indicate the ranking of the leading host economies on a per capita basis. The UK's actual ranking won't be known until a new Top 500 list is released.
[C] a list that compares the importance, quality, success, etc. of people or things of the same type: The company has dropped in the Franchise 500 ranking from No. 23 last year to No. 59.
[U] the action of deciding where someone or something should be in a list that compares things of the same type: The ranking system is based on a complicated formula with different items such as reputation or performance carrying different weights.ranking as sth She referred to the bank's ranking by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the largest purchaser of green-power energy credits in the United States.
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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