high-grade

adjective
\ ˈhī-ˈgrād How to pronounce high-grade (audio) \

Definition of high-grade

1 : of superior grade or quality high-grade bonds
2a : being near the upper or most favorable extreme of a specified range
b : medically serious or life-threatening a high-grade tumor

First Known Use of high-grade

1826, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“High-grade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-grade. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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high-grade

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of high-grade

: of a very good quality
: medically serious : relating to a dangerous medical condition

high-grade

adjective
\ ˈhī-ˈgrād How to pronounce high-grade (audio) \

Medical Definition of high-grade

: being near the upper, most serious, or most life-threatening extreme of a specified range high-grade gliomas high-grade cervical dysplasia — compare low-grade

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