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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthird-rateˌthird-ˈrate adjective  CHEAPof very bad quality a third-rate hotel
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third-rateThose who dismissed him as a third-rate actor failed to recognize his ability as a political campaigner.They were being overcharged for third-rate beer, much of it brewed from cheap and inferior ingredients.a third-rate business schoolSave for the metal detector and federal guards in the lobby, the place could easily pass for a third-rate collection agency.If I'd ever done anything - made anything of myself more than a third-rate free-lance - it might've been different.His only modest joy in life comes from playing trombone with a third-rate jazz band in a seedy neighborhood pub.
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