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rank·ing

 (răng′kĭng)
adj.
Of the highest rank; preeminent.
n.
1. rankings A listing of items in a group, such as schools or sports teams, according to a system of rating or a record of performance.
2. A position in such a list.

rankings

(ˈræŋkɪŋz)
pl n
the official list of the best players in a particular sport
Translations

rankings

pl (Sport) the rankingsdie Plazierungen pl
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Neither I, nor any with whom I have conversed about the crocodile, have ever seen him weep, and therefore I take the liberty of ranking all that hath been told us of his tears amongst the fables which are only proper to amuse children.
At all events, such was the universal practice of the country and the times; and Judge Temple, so far from ranking among the lowest of his judicial contemporaries in the courts of the new counties, felt himself, and was unanimously acknowledged to be, among the first.
* sometimes bondsmen, but always ranking above an ordinary
The village had formerly contained, side by side with the argicultural labourers, an interesting and better-informed class, ranking distinctly above the former--the class to which Tess's father and mother had belonged--and including the carpenter, the smith, the shoemaker, the huckster, together with nondescript workers other than farm-labourers; a set of people who owed a certain stability of aim and conduct to the fact of their being lifeholders like Tess's father, or copyholders, or occasionally, small freeholders.
Abelard, a man of splendid talents, and ranking as the first debater of his time, became timid, irresolute, and distrustful of his powers.
The sterility is of all degrees, and is often so slight that the two most careful experimentalists who have ever lived, have come to diametrically opposite conclusions in ranking forms by this test.
Altogether, the twentieth century reader finds in 'All for Love' a strong and skilful play, ranking, nevertheless, with its somewhat formal rhetoric and conventional atmosphere, far below Shakspere's less regular but magnificently emotional and imaginative masterpiece.
It was made up of four battleships and five armoured cruisers ranking almost with battleships, not one of which was of a later date than 1913.
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THE 2015 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps show a promising decline in premature deaths nationwide, but where a person lives still has a great deal of influence on her or his health.
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[...] introduzir algo novo na producao de rankings. Eles nao se focavam nos problemas dos rankings, mas levavam em conta seus beneficios e incluiam uma lista de recomendacoes sobre o que deveria ser feito quando uma organizacao produzisse um ranking.