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English definition of “higher”

higher

adjective uk   /ˈhaɪ.ər/ us    //

higher adjective (HIGH)

comparative of high adjective

higher adjective (EDUCATION)

[before noun] describes an advanced level of education: A greater proportion of people with first degrees are now going on to study for higher degrees.
(Definition of higher adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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