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Meaning of “highly” - Learner’s Dictionary

highly

adverb     /ˈhaɪli/
VERY B2 very or to a large degree: a highly effective treatment It is highly unlikely that they will succeed.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
HIGH LEVEL B2 at a high level: a highly paid workerBeing important and having importance
to speak/think highly of sb/sth to have or express a very good opinion of someone or something: The course is very highly thought of.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downShowing respect and admiration
Translations of “highly”
in Korean 매우…
in Arabic جِدًا…
in Portuguese altamente, muito…
in Catalan molt, altament…
in Japanese とても, 非常に…
in Italian molto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超過平均水準, 非常,極其…
in Russian весьма, чрезвычайно, высоко…
in Turkish bir hayli, pek, çok…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超过平均水平, 非常,极其…
in Polish bardzo, wielce, wysoko…
(Definition of highly from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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