Definition of ranking
: having a high position: such asa : of the highest rank the ranking officerb : being next to the chairman in seniority ranking committee member
Examples of ranking in a Sentence
Who is the ranking officer here?
the country's ranking law school
Recent Examples of ranking from the Web
The scandal raised questions about how ranking officials handled multiple reports that Sandusky acted inappropriately with young boys at Penn State facilities.
His highest ranking title is Soundgarden’s Superunknown, which rises 32-28 with 19,000 units (up 13 percent) and 11,000 in album sales (up 16 percent).
Rep. Bobby Scott (Va.), the ranking committee Democrat, disagrees.
Presently, the highest ranking cybersecurity position at DHS is the director of the National Cyber Security Division; industry has been pushing for a higher ranking cyber security position.
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RANKING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ranking for English Language Learners
: having a high position or the highest position in a group or organization
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