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  • 1 rank — ▪ I. rank rank 1 [ræŋk] noun [countable] 1. a particular level of job in an organization, especially a government organization or the army: • His father retired with the rank of major. • Knight Ridder named Maxwell King, 46, to succeed Mr.… …

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  • 2 rank — I. /ræŋk / (say rangk) noun 1. a number of persons forming a separate class in the social scale or in any graded body: people of every rank and station. 2. position or standing in the social scale or in any graded body: the rank of colonel. 3.… …

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  • 3 highest-ever ranking — with the highest rank that has ever been granted …

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  • 4 Rank-size distribution — or the rank size rule (or law) describes the remarkable regularity in many phenomena including the distribution of city sizes around the world, sizes of businesses, particle sizes (such as sand), lengths of rivers, frequencies of word usage,… …

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  • 5 Rank — Rank, n. [OE. renk, reng, OF. renc, F. rang, fr. OHG. hring a circle, a circular row, G. ring. See {Ring}, and cf. {Range}, n. & v.] 1. A row or line; a range; an order; a tier; as, a rank of osiers. [1913 Webster] Many a mountain nigh Rising in… …

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  • 6 Rank and file — Rank Rank, n. [OE. renk, reng, OF. renc, F. rang, fr. OHG. hring a circle, a circular row, G. ring. See {Ring}, and cf. {Range}, n. & v.] 1. A row or line; a range; an order; a tier; as, a rank of osiers. [1913 Webster] Many a mountain nigh… …

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  • 7 rank|ing — «RANG kihng», noun, adjective. –n. a standing: »He has a poor ranking in his class. Stirling Moss, No. 2 driver in the world rankings... (Atlantic). –adj. of highest standing; leading; foremost: »the ranking U.S. Senator. ╂[< rank1 + ing …

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  • 8 rank — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 level of importance ADJECTIVE ▪ high, senior, superior, top, upper ▪ middle ▪ inferior, junior …

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  • 9 rank — rank1 W3 [ræŋk] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(position in army/organization)¦ 2 the ranks 3 break ranks 4¦(line)¦ 5 pull rank (on somebody) 6¦(quality)¦ 7¦(social class)¦ 8¦(taxi)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; …

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  • 10 Rank insignia of the German armed forces — The ranks of the German armed forces, known collectively as the Bundeswehr, were set up by the President with the Anordnung des Bundespräsidenten über die Dienstgradbezeichnungen und die Uniform der Soldaten on the basis of section 4, paragraph 3 …

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  • 11 rank — 1 noun 1 POSITION IN ARMY/ORGANIZATION (C, U) the position or level that someone holds in an organization, especially in the police or armed forces: promotion to the rank of General | high/senior/low/junior rank: Bates is very young to hold such… …

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  • 12 Highest-income metropolitan statistical areas in the United States — Income in the United States Affluence in the United States Household income in the United States Income inequality in the United States Personal income in the United States Social class in the United States Income by: State (localities by state)… …

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  • 13 Rank up — In video gaming slang, and especially in online multiplayer games, to rank up (sometimes abbreviated r^ in text chats) is to achieve a higher ranking relative to other players. Ranking up may refer both to this and the techniques used to do so,… …

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  • 14 Highest — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …

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  • 15 rank — 01. In an examination of the quality of life in different countries, the United Nations has consistently [ranked] Norway among the best places to live in the world. 02. The U.S. national soccer team is currently [ranked] about 12th in the world.… …

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  • 16 Highest-Paid Filipino Celebrities — The Entertainment Business is a huge industry in the Philippines and the top celebrities in movies, television and music scene are paid enormously. 2008 Highest Paid Movie Stars 2008 Highest Paid TV Stars 2008 Highest Paid Music Stars {| class=… …

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  • 17 rank — 1. The ordinal position of an observation in the set of observations of which it is a member. 2. To order a set of observations according to their r.. * * * (rangk) 1. in statistics, the position of a sample observation (or population value) in… …

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  • 18 highest — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ultimate, supreme (see superiority).Ant., lowest. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. topmost, superlative, supreme, maximal, most, top notch, top, overmost, apical, maximum, head, preeminent, capital,… …

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  • 19 rank of a matrix — the order of the nonzero determinant of highest order that may be formed from the elements of a matrix by selecting arbitrarily an equal number of rows and columns from it …

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  • 20 Dan (rank) — Dan and Kyū ranks are indicated by belt color or by stripes on the belt Japanese name Kanji: 段 …

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