league table

noun

British
: a list of teams, schools, hospitals, etc. that shows them in order from best to worst

Examples of league table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The gran final saw the top two teams in the league table face off as Tigres took on Club América. Neel Shelat, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 This was a thoroughly deserved title for Mexico’s most successful women’s team, who finished the regular season atop the league table with 44 points from 17 games and just one defeat. Neel Shelat, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 Others would question why have a longer format that is even more likely to produce the same results as the regular league table than a shorter one. Ian Nicholas Quillen, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 The loss was just the second in 15 games for Angel City under Tweed, who four months ago took over a team mired at the bottom of the league table and got it to the playoffs. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 21 Oct. 2023 Rapinoe, set to retire from professional soccer at the end of this NWSL season, will play her final match in Portland on Saturday, a crucial one for OL Reign and the Thorns in the league table as the 2023 season winds down. oregonlive, 13 Sep. 2023 Only the top six teams in the 12-team league table qualify for the postseason and Angel City (6-6-6) is eighth, two points out of a playoff berth, with four games remaining. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 12 Sep. 2023 In Australia and New Zealand, UBS is ranked third in equity and rights offerings underwriting this year with $767 million worth of deals, Bloomberg league table data show. Harry Brumpton, Bloomberg.com, 19 May 2023 Japan and India ranked No. 7 and No. 10, respectively, on the global league table of green bond issuance in 2022. Zennon Kapron, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2023

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“League table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/league%20table. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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