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noun     rating pronunciation in American English
/ˈreɪtɪŋ/
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singularrating
pluralratings
  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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  3. 3

    ratings

    [plural] the number that tells how many people watched or listened to a particular television or radio show
    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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