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Definition of "high-level" []

  • Made up of or carried out by persons having high rank or status: a high-level corporate briefing. (adjective)
  • Being at an elevated level in rank or importance: a high-level official. (adjective)
  • Computer Science Of, relating to, or being a language, such as BASIC or Pascal, in which each instruction or statement corresponds to several instructions in machine language. A high-level language is translated into machine language by a compiler. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "high-level" in a sentence
  • "On Wednesday, the U.S. Ambassador to Romania Mark H. Gitenstein criticized what he called high-level corruption in Romania."
  • ""Therefore, the report of the technical committee and the comments of some of the members on the report were referred to a high-level panel of experts who have since submitted their final recommendations" he said."
  • "The agency also called a high-level meeting on the drought crisis for August 18."