ordinary rating

ordinary rating

n
(Military) a rank in the Royal Navy comparable to that of a private in the army
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Commander of the Royal Army of Oman, the Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman, the Commandant of the National Defense College, the Assistant Head of the Internal Security Service for Operations, the Adviser to the British Ministry of Defense for the Middle East, the Acting Commander of the Sultan's Special Force, the Governor of South Al Batinah and a number of senior invitees attended the event, as well as the British Ambassador to the Sultanate and a number of senior officers of the Sultan's Armed Forces, the Royal Oman Police and a a number of officers, non-commissioned officers and ordinary rating at RNO.
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Some of the horses go into the race on their ordinary ratings but others I have handicapped on their cross-country form.