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English definition of “high-handed”

high-handed

adjective uk   /ˌhaɪˈhæn.dɪd/ disapproving us  
Someone who is high-handed uses their power or authority more forcefully than is needed without thinking about the feelings or wishes of other people.
high-handedness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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