taxi rank

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A taxi rank in Hong Kong


taxi rank (plural taxi ranks)

  1. An area reserved for taxi cabs to await customers.
    Getting off the train he made his way to the taxi rank.
  2. (Britain) The system whereby barristers must accept a brief if they are the first available when one comes up.
    Although she detested her client, the taxi rank system meant she had no choice but to take the case.