higher

  • 1 Higher — may refer to:In education: * Higher (Scottish), a Scottish national school leaving certificate exam and university entrance qualification: For other educational certifications that may be called Higher , consult the See also section below. In… …

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  • 2 Higher — Taio Cruz feat. Kylie Minogue oder Travie McCoy oder K3 Veröffentlichung 26. November 2010 Länge 3:09 (feat. Kylie Minogue) 3:38 (feat. Travie McCoy) Genre(s) …

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  • 3 higher — adj. prenom. 1. advanced in complexity or elaboration; as, higher mathematics. [WordNet 1.5] 2. of or pertaining to education beyond the secondary level; as, higher education; higher learning. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 higher-up — ˌhigher ˈup noun [countable] informal someone who has a high rank in an organization; = high up Bre: • Restaurant managers have been known to fill in customer comment cards themselves just to impress their higher ups. * * * higher up UK US noun… …

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  • 5 Higher — Single par Taio Cruz featuring Kylie Minogue et/ou Travie McCoy ou K3 ou Kimberly Wyatt extrait de l’album Rokstarr et The Rokstarr Collection Sortie 26 Novembre 2010 Enregistrement 2009 2010 …

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  • 6 higher — comparative of HIGH (Cf. high) (adj.), Old English. Higher education is attested by 1839. The French distinguish l instruction secondaire, which includes what we term a liberal education, from l instruction supérieure, which denotes professional… …

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  • 7 higher-up — n informal someone who has a high rank in an organization ▪ Rumour has it that the higher ups want to push the schedule forward …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 higher-up — higher ups N COUNT A higher up is an important person who has a lot of authority and influence. [AM, INFORMAL] (in BRIT, use high up) …

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  • 9 higher-up — ☆ higher up [hī′ər up΄ ] n. Informal a person of higher rank or position …

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  • 10 higher-up — high er up , n. A superior officer or official; a person having greater rank or station or quality than others; used chiefly in pl. [Slang] Syn: superior, superordinate. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 11 higher-up — noun count MAINLY BRITISH INFORMAL someone who has an important job in an organization …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 Higher — ► NOUN ▪ (in Scotland) the more advanced of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education. Compare with ORDINARY GRADE(Cf. ↑ordinary grade) …

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  • 13 higher — high|er1 [ haıər ] adjective 1. ) at a more advanced level, or involving a greater degree of knowledge: higher mathematics higher feelings Anna always gave the impression that her mind was on higher things. 2. ) higher plants and animals are the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 higher — I UK [ˈhaɪə(r)] / US [ˈhaɪər] adjective 1) at a more advanced level or involving a greater degree of knowledge higher mathematics a higher degree Anna always gave the impression that her mind was on higher things. 2) higher plants and animals are …

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  • 15 higher — high·er || haɪə(r) adj. loftier, taller, greater than normal; advanced in intricacy or elaboration (example: higher mathematics ); (Education) beyond the secondary level ( higher education , higher learning ) haɪ n. high point, highest point; …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 higher — adjective 1. advanced in complexity or elaboration (Freq. 10) higher finance higher mathematics • Similar to: ↑high 2. of education beyond the secondary level (Freq. 1) higher education …

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  • 17 higher — 1 adjective (the comparative of high) 1 (only before noun) more advanced in development or organization: the higher forms of mammals, such as the primates and big cats 2 at a more advanced level of knowledge: higher mathematics see high 1 2 noun… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 higher-up — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms higher up : singular higher up plural higher ups informal someone who has a more important job than you in an organization …

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  • 19 higher up — adverb in or to a place that is higher • Syn: ↑above, ↑in a higher place, ↑to a higher place • Ant: ↑below (for: ↑above) …

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  • 20 higher-up — {n.}, {informal} One of the people who has one of the more important positions in an organization; an important official. * /The teacher s problem was discussed by the higher ups./ * /The local officers of the scout group approved the plan, but… …

    Dictionary of American idioms