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Her rank when she retired was captain.
He joined in 1998, and quickly rose to the rank of inspector.
Let me speak to an officer of more senior rank.
She had reached the rank of junior minister by the time she was 30.
In the past, dress, speech, and table manners indicated social rank.
people of high rank
They marched in ranks of five.
rows of women seated at tidy ranks of computers
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.
At the court-martial Captain Bomford was reduced to the ranks.