high-rise Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"high-rise" in British English

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high-risenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.raɪz/ US (UK tower block)
a ​tallmodernbuilding with many ​floors: She ​lives in a high-rise ​overlooking the ​river.


uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.raɪz/
tall, with many ​floors: a high-rise ​officebuilding
(Definition of high-rise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high-rise" in American English

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high-risenoun [C]

a ​tall, ​modernbuilding with a lot of ​floors
(Definition of high-rise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"high-rise" in Business English

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high-riseadjective [only before noun]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪˌraɪz/ PROPERTY
used to describe a ​tall modern ​building with a lot of ​levels: a high-rise ​apartment/​flat/​hotel

high-risenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​tall modern ​building with a lot of ​levels: It's the first of a ​wave of ultra-tall high-rises expected to remake the city ​landscape.
(Definition of high-rise from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high-rise”
in Turkish gökdelen, yüksek, çok katlı…
in Russian высотный, многоэтажный…
in Polish wieżowiec…
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