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third-rate meaning

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  • In the British Royal Navy, a third rate was a ship of the line which from the 1720s mounted between 64 and 80 guns, typically built with two gun decks (thus the related term two-decker).
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Uncomparable adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
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      Meaning of third-rate for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "third-rate" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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