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ranker1

Syllabification: rank·er
Pronunciation: /ˈraNGkər
 
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noun

chiefly British
1A soldier in the ranks; a private.
Example sentences
  • Not many officers would condescend to talk with us rankers.
1.1A commissioned officer who has been promoted from the ranks.

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ranker2

Line breaks: rank¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈraŋkə/

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noun

Soil Science
A simple soil consisting of a layer of humus lying directly on an unaltered substrate such as bedrock, glacial drift, or volcanic ash.

Origin

based on Austrian German Rank 'steep slope'.

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