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English definition of “highly”

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 adverb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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