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rank (n):
the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)
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the strike was supported by the union rank and file.
he rose from the ranks to become a colonel
rank (n):
the body of members of an organization or group
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they polled their membership.
they found dissension in their own ranks.
he joined the ranks of the unemployed

Related Word: membership
rank (n):
a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
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the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
rank (n):
position in a social hierarchy
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the British are more aware of social status than Americans are
rank (n):
relative status
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his salary was determined by his rank and seniority
rank (v):
assign a rank or rating to
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how would you rank these students?
The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Related Words: gradeorderplace
rank (v):
take or have a position relative to others
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This painting ranks among the best in the Western World
rank (v):
take precedence or surpass others in rank
rank (s):
growing profusely
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rank jungle vegetation
rank (s):
complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
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absolute freedom.
an absolute dimwit.
a downright lie.
out-and-out mayhem.
an out-and-out lie.
a rank outsider.
many right-down vices.
got the job through sheer persistence.
sheer stupidity

Related Word: absolute
rank (s):
conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
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a crying shame.
an egregious lie.
flagrant violation of human rights.
a glaring error.
gross ineptitude.
gross injustice.
rank treachery
rank (s):
very fertile; producing profuse growth
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rank earth
rank (s):
very offensive in smell or taste
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a rank cigar
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out of the frying pan, into the fire

Yağmurdan kaçarken doluya tutulmak
If you get out of one problem, but find yourself in a worse situation, you are out of the frying pan, into the fire.


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