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rank1 British & World English

A position in the hierarchy of the armed forces

rank2 British & World English

(Of vegetation) growing too thickly and coarsely

Rank, J. Arthur British & World English

1st Baron (1888–1972), English industrialist and film executive; full name Joseph Arthur Rank. In 1941 he founded the Rank Organization, a film production and distribution company that acquired control of the leading British studios and cinema chains in the 1940s and 1950s

air rank British & World English

The rank attained by air officers

flag rank British & World English

The rank attained by flag officers

keep rank in rank1 British & World English

(Of soldiers or police officers) remain in line

pull rank in rank1 British & World English

Take unfair advantage of one’s seniority

keep rank British & World English

(Of soldiers or police officers) remain in line

pull rank British & World English

Take unfair advantage of one’s seniority

taxi rank British & World English

A place where taxis park while waiting to be hired

top rank British & World English

The highest level or quality

field rank British & World English

The rank attained by a military field officer

break rank in rank1 British & World English

(Of soldiers or police officers) fail to remain in line

break rank British & World English

(Of soldiers or police officers) fail to remain in line

rank and file British & World English

The ordinary members of an organization as opposed to its leaders

rank correlation British & World English

An assessment of the degree of correlation between two ways of assigning ranks to the members of a set

field-grade rank British & World English

The rank attained by a military field officer

signed-rank test British & World English

A non-parametric test for comparing two sets of values by calculating the distribution of positive or negative differences in ranking of corresponding pairs

Spearman's rank correlation British & World English

A product-moment correlation coefficient devised as a measure of the degree of agreement between two rankings

ρ in Spearman's rank correlation British & World English

A product-moment correlation coefficient devised as a measure of the degree of agreement between two rankings

Joseph Arthur Rank in Rank, J. Arthur British & World English

1st Baron (1888–1972), English industrialist and film executive; full name Joseph Arthur Rank. In 1941 he founded the Rank Organization, a film production and distribution company that acquired control of the leading British studios and cinema chains in the 1940s and 1950s

rank1 English Thesaurus

a former civil servant elevated to ministerial rank

rank2 English Thesaurus

rank vegetation

rank English-Spanish

fila f

to rank above/below sb English-Spanish

estar* por encima/por debajo de algn, ser* de rango superior/inferior a algn

to smell rank in rank English-Spanish

oler* muy mal, apestar familiar/colloquial

cab rank o stand in cab English-Spanish

parada, sitio mMéx

I rank him alongside Brahms in rank English-Spanish

para mí es un compositor de la categoría

a writer of the first rank in rank English-Spanish

un escritor de primera categoría

to be above/below sb in rank in rank English-Spanish

ser* de rango superior/inferior a algn, estar* por encima/por debajo de algn (en rango

the garden was rank with weeds in rank English-Spanish

el jardín estaba invadido por la maleza

he rose to the rank of general in rise English-Spanish

ascendió al rango de general

from the rank of lieutenant up in up English-Spanish

desde el rango de teniente para arriba

she's not the type to pull rank on anybody in rank English-Spanish

no es de las que abusan de su autoridad


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