high-ranking

She is a high-ranking official in the government.


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  • high-ranking — ˈhigh ˌranking adjective [only before a noun] JOBS having a high position in a government or other organization: • The firm s new management has slashed costs dismissing many highly paid, high ranking employees. * * * high ranking UK US adjective …   Financial and business terms

  • high-ranking — adj [only before noun] having a high position in a government or other organization ≠ ↑low ranking ▪ high ranking officials …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • high-ranking — high rank|ing [ ,haı ræŋkıŋ ] adjective a high ranking person or job is very senior: a high ranking official/officer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • high-ranking — ADJ: ADJ n A high ranking person has an important position in a particular organization. ...a high ranking officer in the medical corps …   English dictionary

  • high-ranking — UK / US adjective a high ranking person or job is very senior a high ranking official/officer …   English dictionary

  • high-ranking — adj. High ranking is used with these nouns: ↑executive, ↑member, ↑officer, ↑official …   Collocations dictionary

  • high ranking — high level, top level, senior …   English contemporary dictionary

  • high-ranking — adjective at an elevated level in rank or importance a high level official a high level corporate briefing upper level management • Syn: ↑high level, ↑upper level • Similar to: ↑superior …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-ranking — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Raised to or occupying a high position or rank: august, elevated, exalted, grand, lofty. See RISE …   English dictionary for students

  • high-ranking — adjective (only before noun) having a high position in a government or other organization …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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