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English definition of “rating”

rating

noun uk   /ˈreɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
C1 [C or U] a measurement of how good or popular someone or something is: The government's popularity rating sank to an all-time low. ratings C2 [plural] a list of television and radio programmes showing how popular they are: Advertisers are interested in ratings. The serial has fallen in the ratings this week.
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