Translation of outrank in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˌaʊtˈræŋk//aʊtˈraŋk/

transitive verb

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    estar jerárquicamente por encima de
    I gave my opinion, but I was outranked expresé mi opinión, pero hubo órdenes superiores
    • He had not saluted the man so it was fair to say he was not outranked in this conversation.
    • Bruno outranked me, and I gave him the respect he deserved.
    • ‘He still outranks me,’ he muttered, though she didn't hear any resentment in his words.
    • In spite of this custom, the special exemptions from following suit still only extends to the trumps that outrank the king.
    • He's had to salute his sister - the Army's recruiting boss in Chicago - because she outranked him.
    • I figure it's just my imagination, but then in another moment he lifts his hand, the one not holding his drink, and, as if I outrank him, gives me a salute.
    • If both ended up on the same committee, she would outrank him if there were an opening for chairman or ranking member.
    • As a direct command from an officer who outranks you, I order you to not expose this to anyone else until I say so.
    • That meant that technically she outranked him.
    • Most of the people that had entered the military when she did outranked her now.
    • I do not see that you would be able to patronise or outrank an independent person.
    • She outranked him, and had such an independent personality that he was surprised to remember on the few occasions when she reversed their roles that she was three years his junior.
    • They did not make loud noises as they were very aware that I had a very high rank in the chain school and that they could never outrank me.
    • He paid deference to the country's ceremonial presidency and even to its largely otiose Vice-Presidency; he never let the public forget that these notables outranked him in protocol terms.
    • When he asks you for an answer to a question, you almost feel as though you outrank him, he is so polite.
    • This situation is slightly different, however, as they never outranked me.
    • I vowed never again to let anyone talk me into doing something dumb, no matter how much they outranked me by pay grade or flight time.
    • He seriously outranked both men, and they snapped to attention.
    • It was my castle, not hers, and I far outranked her anyways!
    • She's just a pack member who outranks him, nothing more?