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  • 1 rank — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a position in a hierarchy, a grade of advancement. b a distinct social class, a grade of dignity or achievement (people of all ranks; in the top rank of performers). c high social position (persons of rank). d a place in a scale …

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  • 2 rank — rank1 [raŋk] n. [MFr renc < OFr ranc, renc: see RANGE] 1. a row, line, or series 2. an orderly arrangement 3. a social division or class; stratum of society [people from all ranks of life] 4. a high position in society; high degree; eminence …

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  • 3 rank — I. /ræŋk / (say rangk) noun 1. a number of persons forming a separate class in the social scale or in any graded body: people of every rank and station. 2. position or standing in the social scale or in any graded body: the rank of colonel. 3.… …

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  • 4 rank — rank1 rankless, adj. /rangk/, n. 1. a number of persons forming a separate class in a social hierarchy or in any graded body. 2. a social or official position or standing, as in the armed forces: the rank of captain. 3. high position or station… …

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  • 5 rank — I [[t]ræŋk[/t]] n. 1) a social or official position or standing, as in the armed forces: the rank of captain[/ex] 2) high position or station: a person of rank[/ex] 3) relative position or standing: a writer of the first rank[/ex] 4) a row or… …

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  • 6 Rank Hovis McDougall — This article is about Rank Hovis McDougall. For the academic journal Revista Hispánica Moderna, see Revista Hispánica Moderna. Rank Hovis McDougall Former type Public Industry Food Fate Acquired …

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  • 7 rank — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. lush, luxuriant, vigorous; coarse; malodorous, fetid, rancid, offensive; arrant, extreme, gross. n. row, line; position, caste, quality; status, grade, standing, footing. See repute, badness, class …

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  • 8 Otto Rank — Born April 22, 1884 (1884 04 22) …

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  • 9 Military rank — This article is about the military use of the term rank. For other uses, see Rank (disambiguation). Warfare Military history Eras Prehistoric …

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  • 10 Private (rank) — A Private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to NATO Rank Grades OR 1 to OR 3 depending on the force served in). The term dates from the Middle Ages, where privates were known as private soldiers (a term still used in the United …

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  • 11 Academic rank — Academic organizations typically have a rather rigid set of ranks. Those listed below refer specifically to universities, although colleges and other institutions may follow a similar schema. Argentina (National Universities)Academic… …

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  • 12 Wilton Persons — 3rd White House Chief of Staff In office 1958–1961 President Dwight D. Eisenhower Preceded by Sherman Adams Succeeded by W. Marvin W …

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  • 13 Cab rank rule — In English law (and other countries which adopt the rule) the expression cab rank rule refers to the obligation of a barrister to accept any work in a field in which he professes himself competent to practise, at a court at which he normally… …

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  • 14 respecter of persons — noun someone who treats people according to their rank, status or importance Be careful, a hurricane is no respecter of persons …

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  • 15 The Vatican —     The Vatican     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Vatican     This subject will be treated under the following heads:     I. Introduction; II. Architectural History of the Vatican Palace; III. Description of the Palace; IV. Description of the… …

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  • 16 Rome — • The significance of Rome lies primarily in the fact that it is the city of the pope Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rome     Rome     † …

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  • 17 Abbot — The word abbot, meaning father, is a title given to the head of a monastery in various traditions, including Christianity. The office may also be given as an honorary title to a clergyman who is not actually the head of a monastery. The female… …

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  • 18 Demographics of Canada — Historical populations Year Pop. ±% 1851 2,415,000 1861 3 …

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  • 19 Affair of honor — Honor Hon or ([o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. honor, honour, onour, onur, OF. honor, onor, honur, onur, honour, onour, F. honneur, fr. L. honor, honos.] [Written also {honour}.] 1. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration;… …

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  • 20 Code of honor — Honor Hon or ([o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. honor, honour, onour, onur, OF. honor, onor, honur, onur, honour, onour, F. honneur, fr. L. honor, honos.] [Written also {honour}.] 1. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration;… …

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