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adverb uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.li/

highly adverb (ABOVE AVERAGE)

B2 very, to a large degree, or at a high level: a highly paid job a highly profitable line of products For our country to remain competitive, we need a highly-skilled, highly-educated workforce.think/speak highly of sb C2 to admire or say admiring things about someone: He's very highly thought of within the company.
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highly adverb (IMPORTANT)

in an important or influential (= having a lot of influence) position: According to one highly placed source, the prime minister had threatened to resign over this issue.
Translations of “highly”
in Korean 매우…
in Arabic جِدًا…
in Portuguese altamente, muito…
in Catalan molt, altament…
in Japanese とても, 非常に…
in Italian molto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超過平均水準, 非常,極其…
in Russian весьма, чрезвычайно, высоко…
in Turkish bir hayli, pek, çok…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超过平均水平, 非常,极其…
in Polish bardzo, wielce, wysoko…
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