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    According to some dictionaries, the "rankings" is a list of team standings in some professional sport. But on the FIFA website, the caption "FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking" suggests that "ranking" = "rankings". What is going on?

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    Default Re: Ranking

    Quote Originally Posted by JosephBerk View Post
    According to some dictionaries, the "rankings" is a list of team standings in some professional sport. But on the FIFA website, the caption "FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking" suggests that "ranking" = "rankings". What is going on?
    Each player has a ranking. A list of several such rankings is normally plural, but it can be singular if, as in the FIFA case, the compiler sees it as a table lisitng the ranking of each player.


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