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01. In an examination of the quality of life in different countries, the United Nations has consistently [ranked] Norway among the best places to live in the world.
02. The U.S. national soccer team is currently [ranked] about 12th in the world.
03. Mathematics scores by Japanese students consistently [rank] among the best in the world.
04. Smoking probably [ranks] as the number one cause of disease in the country.
05. Coast Computer Systems has recently joined the [ranks] of high-tech companies relocating to our city.
06. Most of the people working in senior administration in this company have moved up through the [ranks] from simple office positions.
07. Louis Armstrong once said that [rank] does not confer privilege or give power, but rather imposes responsibility.
08. As of 2001, "Titanic," [ranks] as the highest-grossing film in more than 60 countries.
09. Even more than two decades after his death, film star John Wayne still [ranks] among America's top five favorite male film stars.
10. Each year, Maclean's Magazine publishes its [ranking] of the top universities in Canada.
11. Before 1975, Lebanon was [ranked] as one of the 35 upper middle-income countries of the world.
12. In September 1991, the United Nations welcomed Lithuania into its [ranks] as a free country.
13. In 1966, under communism all military [ranks] in the Albanian army disappeared.
14. In Fiji, a commoner who shows great leadership qualities can be elevated to the [rank] of high chief.
15. The U.S. national anthem has been [ranked] as the most difficult anthem to sing in the world.
16. In 1992, the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed to form a free-trade zone that would [rank] as the world's largest single trading bloc.
17. Keith Folse notes that in many surveys, students [ranked] vocabulary development second only to opportunities to speak in class.

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  • 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 …   English World dictionary

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  • rank — Ⅰ. rank [1] ► NOUN 1) a position within a fixed hierarchy, especially that of the armed forces. 2) high social standing. 3) a single line of soldiers or police officers drawn up abreast. 4) (the ranks) (in the armed forces) those who are not… …   English terms dictionary

  • Rank — Rank, n. [OE. renk, reng, OF. renc, F. rang, fr. OHG. hring a circle, a circular row, G. ring. See {Ring}, and cf. {Range}, n. & v.] 1. A row or line; a range; an order; a tier; as, a rank of osiers. [1913 Webster] Many a mountain nigh Rising in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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