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English definition of “the top flight”

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the top flight

UK
the highest level in a job or sport: The Sheffield Eagles move down to the second division after two seasons in the top flight.
Translations of “the top flight”
in Chinese (Traditional) (職位或體育運動中的)最高檔次,最高級別…
in Chinese (Simplified) (职位或体育运动中的)最高档次,最高级别…
(Definition of the top flight from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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