Meaning of “Highness” in the English Dictionary

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"Highness" in British English

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Highnessnoun

uk /ˈhaɪ.nəs/ us /ˈhaɪ.nəs/ formal
Her/His/Your Highness

used when you are speaking to or about a royal person:

[ as form of address ] Will that be all, Your Highness?

(Definition of “Highness” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Highness" in American English

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Highnessnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɑɪ·nəs/ fml

a title used when referring to an important member of a family that rules a country:

His Royal Highness Prince Michael

(Definition of “Highness” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)