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outrank

[ out-rangk ]
/ ˌaʊtˈræŋk /
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verb (used with object)

to have a higher rank than: A major outranks a captain in the army.

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Origin of outrank

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; out- + rank1
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British Dictionary definitions for outrank

outrank
/ (ˌaʊtˈræŋk) /

verb (tr)

to be of higher rank than
to take priority over
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