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Example sentences from the Web for substantive rank
These are reactive, not proactive, stances, and they do little to offer substantive solutions.
Absolutely: “Courage I would rank now in the hierarchy of art and love.”Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Neary had held the rank of lieutenant since 1983 and received multiple commendations during nearly four decades on the job.
Only five African-American females hold a rank higher than GS-14 within the Secret Service.It’s Not Just the Cops—Racism Is a Problem for the Secret Service, Too|Bill Conroy|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Asked what kind of support he got from rank-and-file Democrats, he paused before replying with a hearty laugh.Repubs Should Take It From Kucinich: Impeachment Isn’t Worth It|Eleanor Clift|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The high rank, the great riches of his father he rather implied than definitely mentioned.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
As each company front formed the knees of the rank and file seemed to give way.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
It was commenced in 1883, from a philanthropic feeling, but must rank among trade societies as much as many others.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
If Wee Willie Winkie took an interest in anyone, the fortunate man was envied alike by the mess and the rank and file.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling