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Her rank when she retired was captain.
He joined in 1998, and quickly rose to the rank of detective.
Let me speak to an officer of more senior rank.
They marched in ranks of five.
This reversal of policy touched off a violent dispute within the party ranks.
Another Republican senator joins the ranks of the presidential hopefuls.
The organization is looking for young people to swell their ranks.
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