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  • v. Present participle of outrank.


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  • Religions always see sexual “offenses” as the most grave, outranking even murder or sadistic violence.

    Think Progress » Army Secretary says Gates has placed a de facto moratorium on DADT discharges.

  • The highest performing group in England are Chinese girls, with even those on free school meals outranking every other group's "educational development" – except better-off Chinese girls.

    'How Fair is Britain' report shows that for UK, race is still the issue

  • The split had been 30% vs. 39% in the dot-com boom year of 1999.86% named outsourcing to low-wage nations the key cause of America's failure to emerge fully from recession and create jobs, significantly outranking choices like the federal deficit.

    Ian Fletcher: Why Public Support for Free Trade Will Collapse Soon

  • Brian Sokol/Bloomberg News Luxury watches are also very popular, outranking even expensive electronic gadgets and mobile phones.

    India's Super- Rich

  • In a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll this month, 45% of those surveyed said the recent increase in gas prices has affected them "a great deal," outranking concerns over food prices, the drop in home prices or even the unemployment rate.

    Higher Gas Prices Drive Oil Decision

  • Despite their small budget and small team, however, the IHT website managed to build an online global media powerhouse often outranking the NY Times website on international stories in Google News.

    Thomas Crampton’s archive disaster

  • Together they make a singular Mutt-and-Jeff act, with Mr. Menjou's avuncular and cool Broulard outranking—and ultimately outflanking—Mr. Macready's Mireau, an amoral martinet who cares for nothing but his own advancement.

    A Great Film's Sadly Timeless Message

  • In this amorphousness, he was in tune with the religious tone of the postwar years, when (in a 1947 poll) religious leaders ranked highest for their contributions to national well-being, outranking politicians and businessmen, and (in 1957) 96 percent of Americans professed membership in a church or synagogue.

    The Chosen Peoples

  • In wartime, enemy industry and petroleum processing would become the major objectives, with transport and troop formations outranking power generation.


  • He had been a playmate when we were kids and now here he was, outranking me.

    I’m Still Standing


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