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ladder

noun

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a scheme of rank or order
  • their team placed third on the tournament ladder

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The first known use of ladder was before the 12th century

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“Ladder.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ladder. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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