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Meaning of “higher-up” in the English Dictionary

"higher-up" in British English

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higher-upnoun [C]

uk   /ˌhaɪ.ərˈʌp/  us   /-ɚ-/ informal
someone with a more ​importantposition than you in an ​organization: They're still ​waiting for a ​decision about the ​extramoney from the higher-ups.
(Definition of higher-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"higher-up" in Business English

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higher-upnoun [C]

uk   us   (also high-up) informal WORKPLACE
a ​person in a ​company or ​organization who has a more important ​position than you have: We told the higher-ups we needed more ​staffing.
(Definition of higher-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “higher-up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (机构中的)高层人物,要员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (機構中的)高層人物,要員…
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