high-level

adjective high-lev·el \ ˈhī-ˈle-vəl \

Definition of high-level

1 : occurring, done, or placed at a high level
2 : being of high importance or rank
  • high-level diplomats
3 : of, relating to, or being a computer programming language (such as BASIC or Pascal) which is similar to a natural language (such as English) and in which each statement is translated by a compiler usually into several machine language instructions
4 : relating to or being nuclear waste that contains highly concentrated radioactive components which are environmentally hazardous

First Known Use of high-level

1842


HIGH-LEVEL Defined for English Language Learners

high-level

adjective

Definition of high-level for English Language Learners

  • : of great importance or high rank


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