Meaning of top ten

top' ten'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the ten most popular songs, records, movies, etc., during a specific period.
  2. the ten best or highest ranked persons, places, or items in a group or category.
  3. pertaining to, constituting, or being among the top ten: a top ten resort.
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