Definition of lower-ranking in English:

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adjective

  • Having an inferior rank or position in a particular hierarchy: lower-ranking union officials
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    • Now, only regional or division commanders can order the raids, instead of the lower-ranking brigade commanders.
    • High-ranking officers enjoyed spacious accommodations and excellent mess facilities, but lower-ranking officers were often separated from their families, crammed into tiny cabins, and, until the 1930s, forced to wear the dress uniform when on deck.
    • Security vendors have not been slow to use the report to reinforce one of their key messages - that security needs to become a board-level responsibility, not the preserve of lower-ranking techies.

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