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ranking

[ rang-king ]
/ ˈræŋ kɪŋ /
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adjective
senior or superior in rank, position, etc.: a ranking diplomat.
prominent or highly regarded: a ranking authority on Soviet affairs.
occupying a specific rank, position, etc. (often used in combination): a low-ranking executive.
noun
an act or instance of indicating relative standing.
a list showing such standing.
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Origin of ranking

First recorded in 1860–65; rank1 + -ing2, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for ranking

ranking
/ (ˈræŋkɪŋ) /

adjective
mainly US and Canadian prominent; high ranking
Caribbean slang possessed of style; fashionable; exciting
noun
a position on a scale; ratinga ranking in a tennis tournament
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