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rank higher than (one)

To have a higher rank or position than one in a business, government, or military hierarchy. Well, I technically rank higher than Sarah, but we operate more like equals in the office. He ranks higher than you, so you'd better do what he says.
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The company ranks higher than the peer companies in terms of profitability and it has a strong reinsurance panel while one of its associates APNA Bank has seen a significant turnaround.
According to Gorero, under the PNP organizational structure and 'staffing pattern,' only police officials with the rank of senior superintendent (two ranks higher than Espenido's) can assume the post of provincial or city police director.
Although the UK lags far behind it ranks higher than other European countries like Germany France and Spain.
However, Beckham still ranks higher than Hollywood heart-throbs Ryan Gosling, James Franco and Bradley Cooper.
Senegal ranks higher than Germany, India and France while Kenya ranks higher than Canada and China.
The results highlight how social media brands have localised their products and, asa consequence, the Middle East ranks higher than any other region for brand simplicity.
Kate, in fourth place, is a newcomer on the coveted annual list, and ranks higher than her sister Pippa Middleton, who is 47th.
By BRIAN HUTTON DUBLIN ranks higher than Paris, London or New York in a league of the world's top cities for living standards.
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), in its preliminary overview of the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2008, projects that the DR will end 2008 with a 4.5% growth rate; this is the lowest economic growth in the last four years but still ranks higher than some nations in the region, reports DR1 Daily News (Dec.
A telephone survey of 600 Hispanic adults in North Texas conducted by the market research firm Rincon & Associates found that Wal-Mart ranks higher than local supermarkets Fiesta Mart Inc.
Number one in education before Proposition 13, California now seldom ranks higher than forty-third among the fifty states in per-pupil funding of its public schools.