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rung

noun [C]
 
 
/rʌŋ/ informal WORKPLACE
a position in an organization or system with many levels: the rungs of the ladder I worked my way up every rung of the corporate ladder.the bottom/top rungs of sth Job replacement primarily occurs at the bottom rungs of the labor market ladder.the lowest/highest rungs Families on the lowest economic rungs will be hit hardest.
(Definition of rung from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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