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supergrade

[ soo-per-greyd ]
/ ˈsu pərˌgreɪd /
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noun U.S. Government.

a high-level rank, Grade 16, 17, or 18, in the federal civil service.
a government employee having such a rank.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of such a rank or employee.

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