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English definition of “highly”

highly

adverb (ABOVE AVERAGE)    /ˈhaɪ.li/
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.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions think/speak highly of sb C2 to admire or say admiring things about someone: He's very highly thought of within the company.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of highly adverb (ABOVE AVERAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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