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English definition of “high-handed”

high-handed

adjective     /ˌhaɪˈhæn.dɪd/ disapproving
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 .Controlling and being in charge high-handedness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of high-handed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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