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Word of the Day — May 28, 2013

May 31, 2013 - Scott Viau
echelon - ETCH-ih-LOHN - a level or rank in an organization, profession, or society

Example: "According to Ross Sorkin in the NY Times, regarding women who made it 'to the top' in their chosen professions, 'Mrs. Dorner and her peers (persons similar to them) in the upper echelon are the latest generation of women making it in a man's world.'"

 
 
 

 

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