high-level


high-level
high-level ˈhigh-level adjective
in a powerful position or job, involving people who are in powerful positions or jobs:

• high-level executives

• The President chaired a high-level meeting on the subject last month.

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high-level UK US /ˌhaɪˈlevəl/ adjective
WORKPLACE in a position of importance or great influence, or involving people who are in positions of power or great influence: »

a high-level administrator/executive/official

high-level meetings/negotiations/talks »

The White House has acknowledged that high-level discussions are taking place.

IT used to describe a language for writing computer programs which looks more like human language than computer language and is therefore easier to understand: »

C, on the other hand, is a ""high-level language"" in that it has a greater degree of abstraction.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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