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top rank Line breaks: top rank

Definition of top rank in English:

noun

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
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  • 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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