high-rise

adjective
\ ˈhī-ˈrīz How to pronounce high-rise (audio) \

Definition of high-rise

1 : being multistory and equipped with elevators high-rise apartments
2 : of, relating to, or characterized by high-rise buildings

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high-rise \ ˈhī-​ˌrīz How to pronounce high-rise (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of high-rise

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“High-rise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-rise. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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high-rise

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How to pronounce high-rise (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of high-rise

of a building : very tall : having many floors or stories
: made up of high-rise buildings

high-rise

adjective
\ ˈhī-ˈrīz \

Kids Definition of high-rise

: having many stories a high-rise building

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