Rank - Position Within A Command Hierarchy Requiring Obedience

Position Within A Command Hierarchy Requiring Obedience

  • Military rank
  • Police rank
  • Fire service rank
  • Nobility, ranks of nobility and peerage
  • Catholic Church hierarchy

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