high up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"high up" in British English

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high upadjective [after verb]

uk   us  
Someone who is high up in an ​organization has an ​importantposition in it.
(Definition of high up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high-up" in Business English

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high-upnoun [C]

uk   us   WORKPLACE
→  higher-up
(Definition of high-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 要人,身居高位者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 要人,身居高位者…
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