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high–rise

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adjective \ˈhī-ˈrīz\

Simple Definition of high–rise

  • of a building : very tall : having many floors or stories

  • : made up of high-rise buildings

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of high–rise

  1. 1 :  being multistory and equipped with elevators <high–rise apartments>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characterized by high-rise buildings

high–rise

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HIGH–RISE Defined for Kids

high–rise

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adjective \ˈhī-ˈrīz\

Definition of high–rise for Students

  1. :  having many stories <a high-rise building>




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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of high–rise


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