high-lev·​el | \ ˈhī-ˈle-vəl How to pronounce high-level (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of high-level

: of great importance or high rank

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one that collects or salvages junk

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