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high tablenoun [C or U]

uk   us   UK
a ​table at a ​formalmeal where the most ​importantguestssit
(Definition of high table from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (正式宴会上的)贵宾桌…
in Chinese (Traditional) (正式宴會上的)貴賓席…
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