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high tide

noun uk   us  

high tide noun (SEA/RIVER)

[C or U] ( also high water) the time when the sea or a river reaches its highest level and comes furthest up the beach or the bank

high tide noun (SUCCESSFUL POINT)

[S] UK Something's high tide is its most successful point: The signing of the peace treaty was the high tide of her presidency.
Translations of “high tide”
in Chinese (Traditional) 海/河, (海水或河水的)高潮,滿潮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海/河, (海水或河水的)高潮,满潮…
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