ranking

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ranking (comparative more ranking, superlative most ranking)

  1. (in combination) having a specified rank
  2. superior
    As the ranking officer, Sergeant Taylor took charge of the investigation.
    • 2002, Stephen Tanner, Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the War against the Taliban, page 176
      Eldred Pottinger was now the ranking political officer and had negotiated — at the insistence of the army's officers—an unmolested passage to Jalalabad.

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Noun[edit]

ranking (plural rankings)

  1. One’s relative placement in a list.

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Verb[edit]

ranking

  1. Present participle of rank.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English.

Noun[edit]

ranking m (plural rankings)

  1. ranking