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highly

adverb
 
 
/ˈhaɪli/
very, to a large degree, or at a high level: The firm was highly profitable and had a strong balance sheet. It is an able, young and highly motivated workforce.highly educated/qualified/skilled Technical experts, highly trained chemists, engineers, technicians and operators help ensure that all the company's facilities meet high standards of safety.
in a position that is important or that has a lot of influence: One highly-placed source said that a wide range of bids had gone in.
(Definition of highly from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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