rise from/through the ranks

rise from/through the ranks
rise from/through the ranks
to keep moving up from a low position in an organization to higher ones: »

He joined the company in 2000 and has been rising through the ranks ever since.

Main Entry: rank

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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