There are 2 definitions of rating in English:

rating1

Syllabification: rat·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈrātiNG
 
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noun

  • 1A classification or ranking of someone or something based on a comparative assessment of their quality, standard, or performance: the hotel regained its five-star rating
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    • The same observer assessed team behavior quality ratings and team task performance for all teams.
    • Many of these findings were translated into comparative performance ratings of the twenty-two groups of adjacent suburbs covered by the survey.
    • Photographic evidence of assignments is sometimes very useful to us in order to assess members performance ratings.
    Synonyms
    grade, grading, classification, ranking, rank, category, designation; assessment, evaluation, appraisal; mark, score
  • 1.1 (ratings) The estimated audience size of a particular television or radio program: the soap’s ratings have recently picked up
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    • Broadcast magazine compared ratings for BBC and ITV bulletins before and after the election was called.
    • Week in, week out it is the soaps that dominate the ratings on British television.
    • He was working in the media research industry and he was concerned mostly about television and radio ratings.
  • 1.2The value of a property or condition that is claimed to be standard, optimal, or limiting for a substance, material, or item of equipment: fuel with a low octane rating
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    • They vary in size and durometer (the hardness rating of the wheel material, polyurethane).
    • Any material with a Perm rating of less than 1.0 is considered a vapor retarder.
    • Remember, the higher the perm rating of a material, the more moisture can pass through it.
  • 1.3Any of the classes into which racing yachts are assigned according to dimensions.
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    • The Taki-Tooo and the other vessels that left the harbor were ‘small passenger vessels,’ a higher Coast Guard licensing rating.
    • Ride improves the likelihood that prospective Sailors will begin their Navy careers in the right rating for them.

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There are 2 definitions of rating in English:

rating2

Syllabification: rat·ing
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈrātiNG/

noun

dated
  • An angry reprimand.

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