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“high-profile” in British English

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high-profileadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌhaɪˈprəʊ.faɪl/ us /ˌhaɪˈproʊ.faɪl/

C2 attracting a lot of attention and interest from the public and newspapers, television, etc.:

high-profile politicians
He resigned from a high-profile job as economic adviser to the president.

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  • There is a growing number of women in high-profile positions in the government.
  • Some very high-profile British players have transferred to clubs abroad.
  • The club has signed several high-profile players over the summer.
  • He was involved in a high-profile court case last year.
  • The product is being promoted through a high-profile advertising campaign.

(Definition of “high-profile” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“high-profile” in American English

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high-profileadjective

/ˈhɑɪˈproʊ·fɑɪl/

attracting a lot of attention and interest from the public:

He has many high-profile clients.

(Definition of “high-profile” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“high-profile” in Business English

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high-profileadjective

uk /ˌhaɪˈprəʊfaɪl/ us

attracting a lot of attention and interest from the public and newpapers, television, etc.:

a high-profile figure/client/company His high-profile clients include several supermodels.
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(Definition of “high-profile” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)