rank and file


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general public

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lower ranks

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Synonyms for rank and file

the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)

people who constitute the main body of any group

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The resulting organization did not emerge only to control the rank and file as Lynd suggests.
Whereas 44% of the rank and file graded themselves an "A" or "B" when it comes to improving quality, only 29% of the senior executives gave employees an "A" or "B" for effort.
The lawsuit filed today notes that the successful ratification of the Northwest contract agreement in 2001 was due in part "to the confidence rank and file (AMFA members) had in the collective bargaining process because of the allowance of, and use of, member-observers.