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Meaning of “top-flight” in the English Dictionary

"top-flight" in American English

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top-flightadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtɑpˈflɑɪt/
of the ​bestquality or at the ​highestlevel: He wasn't ​considered a top-flight ​manager.
(Definition of top-flight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"top flight" in Business English

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top flightadjective [usually before noun]

(also top-flight) uk   us  
of the very best ​quality: a ​topflightlawyer/​manager/​architect They are ​buyingshares in top-flight ​businesses.
(Definition of top flight from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “top-flight”
in Chinese (Simplified) 顶级的, 最优秀的, 质量最好的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頂級的, 最優秀的, 品質最好的…
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