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Meaning of “high season” in the English Dictionary

"high season" in British English

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high seasonnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​time of ​year when the ​greatestnumber of ​peoplevisit a ​place and when the ​prices are at ​theirhighestlevel: People on ​limitedbudgets should ​avoidtravelling in/during high ​season.
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(Definition of high season from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high season" in Business English

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high seasonnoun [U]

uk   us   UK COMMERCE
the ​time of ​year when the greatest ​number of ​people visit a ​place, ​prices are at their ​highestlevel, and ​businesses make most of their ​profits: A two-bedroom cottage ​costs $1,925 a week in high ​season.
(Definition of high season from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high season”
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅游旺季…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅遊旺季…
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