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What is rank?

 

Definition
 

Rank is the relationship between units that refer to different values of some variable underlying property such as the following:

 
  • Degree
  • Grade
  • Relative position
  • Social position
  • Stratum
Sources
 

Cruse 1986 192

 

Neufeldt 1991 1112


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