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English definition of “rank”

rank

noun
 
 
/ræŋk/
[C, U] a position in society or in an organization, for example the army: He holds the rank of colonel.Position and status in groups and organizations
the ranks the ordinary members of an organization, especially the armyPosition and status in groups and organizationsOrdinary peopleRanks in the Army
→ See also taxi rank, break ranks, the rank and file
(Definition of rank noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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