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English definition of “ranking”

ranking

adjective [before noun]     /ˈrænkɪŋ/ US   /ræŋkɪŋ/ US
having the highest position of authority in an organization, at a meeting, etc.: He is the ranking member on several Senate subcommittees.
→ See also high-ranking, low-ranking, middle-ranking, top ranking
(Definition of ranking adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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