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  • s  inferior in rank or status

  • The Archbishop of Canterbury cradled his head in his hands; his presumptive successor, the Archbishop of York, appeared to be tearing at his head; and a lower-ranking prelate was .
  • After Tenet left a closed hearing on Capitol Hill in September, the nuclear question arose, and a lower-ranking official admitted to the lawmakers that the agency had doubts about .
  • Saddam's former vice president, Taha Yaseen Ramadan, got life and three lower-ranking officials were each sentenced to 15 years.
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  • Cereal fibber? Cap'n Crunch fights charge he's really a commander
    As a Foodbeast blogger painfully discovered last week, the beloved cereal mascot Cap'n Crunch is not really a captain at all, he's a mere commander. The Cap'n's uniform displays only three gold stripes on the cuffs — the marks of a lower-ranking commander — while a naval Captain would ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Washington Times

  • Michael Hayden in The Age
    Despite substantial losses since September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda had a "deep bench of lower-ranking personnel capable of stepping up to assume leadership responsibilities," General Hayden said.

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