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outrank

[out-rangk]
verb (used with object)
to have a higher rank than: A major outranks a captain in the army.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; out- + rank1

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outrank (ˌaʊtˈræŋk)
 
vb
1.  to be of higher rank than
2.  to take priority over

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