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high-rise

noun [C] uk   /ˈhaɪ.raɪz/ US ( UK tower block) us  
a tall modern building with many floors: She lives in a high-rise overlooking the river.

high-rise

adjective uk   /ˈhaɪ.raɪz/ us  
tall, with many floors: a high-rise office building
Translations of “high-rise”
in Russian высотный, многоэтажный…
in Turkish gökdelen, yüksek, çok katlı…
in Polish wieżowiec…
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