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English definition of “high tide”

high tide

noun uk   us  

high tide noun (SEA/RIVER)

[C or U] the time when the sea or a river reaches its highest level and comes furthest up the beach or the bankFloods, tides and currents

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.Higher and lower points of achievementSuccess and achievementsFailures
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