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noun rating pronunciation in American English /ˈreɪtɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a measurement of how good or popular someone or something is
    The guide gives restaurants a rating from 1 to 10.
    popularity/approval rating: The president’s popularity rating fell for the first time since the election.
    high/low rating: The university consistently receives a high rating for the quality of its research.
  2. 2
    [countable] a letter or letters and sometimes a number that show how old someone needs to be before they are allowed to see a particular movie
    A “G” rating means the movie is appropriate for anyone.
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    ratings

    [plural] the number that tells how many people watched or listened to a particular television or radio show
    Regional news programs need to improve their ratings.
    high/low ratings: Her new series had high ratings right from the start.
    1. a.
      a list showing which shows have the most people watching or listening to them
      Quiz shows were top of the ratings that year.

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