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English definition of “rank”

rank

verb [I, T]     /ræŋk/
to have a position in a list that shows things or people in order of importance , or to give someone or something a position on such a list : He ranked number one in the world at the start of the competition . The city's canals now rank among the world's dirtiest .Classifying and creating order
(Definition of rank verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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