Entry from British & World English dictionary
The highest level or quality: the top ranks of the government a writer of the very top rank [as modifier]: pupils from top-rank schools
More example sentences
- The next party congress is likely to see some major changes in the top ranks of the leadership.
- At the least, they try to purge from the top ranks those they calculate might cause them trouble.
- A second senior MI6 officer is resigning in a shake-up of the top ranks of Britain's secret intelligence service, the Guardian has learned.
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