high tide Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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high tidenoun

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high tide noun (SEA/RIVER)

[C or U] (also high water) the ​time when the ​sea or a ​riverreachesitshighestlevel and comes ​furthest up the ​beach or the ​bank

high tide noun (SUCCESSFUL POINT)

[S] UK Something's high ​tide is ​its most ​successfulpoint: The ​signing of the ​peacetreaty was the high ​tide of her ​presidency.
(Definition of high tide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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high tidenoun [U]

 /ˈhɑɪ ˈtɑɪd/
the ​time when the ​oceanreachesitshighestlevel
(Definition of high tide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high tide”
in Chinese (Simplified) 海/河, (海水或河水的)高潮,满潮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海/河, (海水或河水的)高潮,滿潮…
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