higher-ranking higher-ranking


  • (adj) having a higher rank



  1. His new job: first commandant of the new Army Navy Staff College for special training of higher-ranking Army, Navy and Marine officers in combined operations.
  2. The higher-ranking diplomats among the freed hostages will be expected to make their own full analytic reports about their captivity.
  3. But suspicions linger that the two officers may be fall guys for higher-ranking officers who plotted the predawn massacre.


  • Crying wolf: Who benefits and when?

    A crisis at work can bring out the best in colleagues, often inspiring more cooperation and self-sacrifice. A study has found that the benefits are not shared equally, however, with higher-ranking group members having the most to gain by perceived threats to the group.
    on October 29, 2013     Source: Science Daily


  1. "It is time to play Sydney," Molik said. "I haven't been there for a while. I am feeling a little bit more confident, a little bit more ready to go - which is probably why I am keener to play some of the higher-ranking girls now than maybe...
    on Oct 18, 2005 By: Alicia Molik Source: Ninemsn

  2. "There is a lot that we don't yet know about the assistance that Ms. Ralston provided Mr. Abramoff from inside the White House, but there are also many unanswered questions about the assistance that higher-ranking White House officials appeared to...
    on Oct 6, 2006 By: Henry Waxman Source: USA Today

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propriety propriety
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