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rank

(rank),
1. The ordinal position of an observation in the set of observations of which it is a member.
2. To order a set of observations according to their rank.
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To implement the high court ruling, the BSP drew up a new salary scale in March 2005 giving the officers a 43.32-percent salary increase, and the rank and file employees a 5-percent increase, Tacata claimed.
"I concede that he has united the rank and file of the BJP.
Needless to say, this strategy is only for the sophisticated and well-heeled who can afford to take the risk; not the rank and file. "Unfortunately," says Kochis, "some got caught up in the irrational exuberance that characterized the latter part of the decade."