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"ranking" in British English

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rankingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈræn.kɪŋ/ 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.

rankingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈræn.kɪŋ/ us   /ˈræn.kɪŋ/ US
(Definition of ranking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ranking" in American English

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rankingadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈræŋ·kɪŋ/
having the highest rank or standing in relation to others of the same kind: The Senator is the ranking Republican on the committee.
(Definition of ranking from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ranking" in Business English

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rankingnoun

/ˈrænkɪŋ/ uk   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.

rankingadjective [before noun]

/ˈrænkɪŋ/ uk   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.
(Definition of ranking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ranking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 排名, 名次, 地位…
in Chinese (Traditional) 排名, 名次, 地位…
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