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Definition of ranking noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ranking

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    NAmE//ˈræŋkɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1 the position of someone or something on a scale that shows how good or important they are in relation to other similar people or things, especially in sports He has improved his ranking this season from 67th to 30th. She has retained her No.1 world ranking.
  2. 2 the rankings [plural] an official list showing the best players of a particular sport in order of how successful they are He is currently 16th in the world rankings.
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