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Adj.1.lower-ranking - inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
junior - younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service
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A Nevada Air Force sergeant is the focus of an investigation after a profane online video she made against lower-ranking officers went viral, officials said Monday.
Effective from the date of issuance, five officers were promoted to the rank of Colonel, 10 officers to Lieutenant-Colonel, 45 officers to Major, and 52 to Captain, in addition to several lower-ranking personnel, said a Wam news agency report.
A lower-ranking police officer died on Saturday as a result of injuries from an attack earlier this month, state-run media reported, citing Mohamed Sharshar, deputy health minister for Gharbeya.
The court upheld the convictions of scores of top retired military officers over a 2003 coup plot but overturned jail sentences handed to dozens of lower-ranking defendants.
The salary gap between managers and lower-ranking staff in the GCC has widened in the last three years, with bosses now paid seven times more than junior employees, according to a report by HR giant, Hay Group.
The official could not immediately confirm if other defected officers had also arrived in Turkey in the last 24 hours but said a number of lower-ranking soldiers usually accompanied defecting generals.
In the current study, Martin Surbeck, Gottfried Hohmann, Tobias Deschner and colleagues of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, found that in wild bonobos high-ranking males were more aggressive and their mating success was higher when compared to lower-ranking males.
Dr Dora Biro, of Oxford University's zoology department, said: "Most birds have a say in decision-making, and even lower-ranking members of the flock can make a contribution.
Sudan's First Vice President Salva Kiir will run for president of south Sudan in elections in April, leaving the post of national president to be contested by a lower-ranking northern member of his party.
It is hoped that the capacity of local courts will be strengthened to convict lower-ranking rapists who are still walking free.
He ruled the commissioner had unlawfully delegated his powers to impose conditions under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 to a lower-ranking officer.
They were developed after the 1974 ERISA law, and were intended to give the top tier of executives "parity" in terms of the percentage of final pay they could receive versus lower-ranking managers, instead of being subject to ERISA pay limits.