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    Whether you be a RANK amateur...

    Whether you be a rank amateur or an established entrepreneur, I hope you will find something of value in these pages.

    Does rank function here as an adjective or is it used in the sense of if your 'rank' is - amateur = if you are an amateur?
    One of the meanings of rank as an adjective I found reads too luxuriant but I feel it doesn't fit in the context too well. Any clarifications? Thanks.

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    Re: Whether you be a RANK amateur...

    Try this.

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    Re: Whether you be a RANK amateur...

    See meaning 3 below.

    rank /ręŋk/adj
    • showing vigorous and profuse growth: rank weeds
    • highly offensive or disagreeable, esp in smell or taste
    • (prenominal) complete or absolute; utter: a rank outsider
    • coarse or vulgar; gross: his language was rank

    (Collins)

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