Translation of "highly" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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highlyadverb

uk /ˈhaɪ.li/ us /ˈhaɪ.li/

highly adverb (ABOVE AVERAGE)

B2 very, to a large degree, or at a high level

非常,極其
a highly paid job 高薪工作
a highly profitable line of products 利潤非常高的系列產品
For our country to remain competitive, we need a highly-skilled, highly-educated workforce. 為了使我們的國家保持競爭力,我們需要具備高技能、高學歷的勞動力。
think/speak highly of sb

C2 to admire or say admiring things about someone

對(某人)評價很高/對(某人)高度讚揚
He's very highly thought of within the company. 他在公司內部得到很高的評價。

More examples

  • Tobacco is highly addictive.
  • The two men are highly suspicious of one another.
  • The hospital is unable to provide the highly specialized care needed by very sick babies.
  • The Birmingham Royal Ballet has had a highly successful season.
  • Nursing is a highly skilled job.

highly adverb (IMPORTANT)

in an important or influential (= having a lot of influence) position

在高處,地位高
According to one highly placed source, the prime minister had threatened to resign over this issue. 據一位高級官員透露,首相曾威脅說要為這項議題而辭職。

(Translation of “highly” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)