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- (sports) A tabular display of the teams in some league, together with details of matches played, goals scored, points awarded etc.
- (chiefly Britain) Such a listing of hospitals, schools and other institutions showing their ranking according to various indicators of performance.
2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, “Finland spreads word on schools”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 30:
- Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. […] There are no inspectors, no exams until the age of 18, no school league tables, no private tuition industry, no school uniforms. […]
tabular display of teams