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English definition of “high-rise”

high-rise

noun [C] uk   /ˈhaɪ.raɪz/ us  
a tall modern building with many floors: She lives in a high-rise overlooking the river.Buildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes

high-rise

adjective uk   /ˈhaɪ.raɪz/ us  
tall, with many floors: a high-rise office buildingBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
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