top brass Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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top brassnoun [U + sing/pl verb]

uk   us  
the ​people with the ​highestpositions of ​authority, ​especially in the ​armedforces
(Definition of top brass from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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top brassnoun [S or U]

uk   us   (also brass) informal MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE
the most important ​people in an ​organization: The ​top brass also received ​benefits not given to the ​averageemployee. It has been ​sent to ​top brass and Ministers for their eyes only.
(Definition of top brass from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “top brass”
in Chinese (Simplified) 高层, (尤指)高级军官…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高層, (尤指)高級軍官…
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