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the top flight

the ​highestlevel in a ​job or ​sport: The Sheffield Eagles ​move down to the second ​division after two ​seasons in the ​top flight.
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the top flightnoun [S]

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the ​group that contains the most ​successfulorganizations, ​teams, etc.: The ​company is ​struggling to remain in the ​topflight
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