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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhigh-rankingˌhigh-ˈranking adjective [only before noun]  HIGH POSITION OR RANKhaving a high position in a government or other organization opp low-ranking high-ranking officials
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high-rankingRapid changes in the occupational structure, facilitated by educational expansion, have increased the overall chances of entering higher-ranking occupations.But then Coy was present because he was a high-ranking nobody.Tennis courts on which the children of high-ranking officers and generals play tennis during the night.The houses and quintas of the high-ranking officers became the squadron's warships.Generals and high-ranking officers live there.Despite widespread poverty, high-ranking officials, military officers, and others with connections lived well.Similar concerns have been expressed by high-ranking officials on the East Coast.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhigh-rankingˈhigh-ˌranking adjective [only before a noun]JOB having a high position in a government or other organizationThe firm’s new management has slashed costs — dismissing many highly paid, high-ranking employees.
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