higher–up

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noun high·er–up \ˌhī-ər-ˈəp, ˈhī-ər-ˌ\

Definition of higher–up

  1. :  a superior officer or official

1911

First Known Use of higher–up

1911


HIGHER–UP Defined for English Language Learners

higher–up

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noun high·er–up \ˌhī-ər-ˈəp, ˈhī-ər-ˌ\

Definition of higher–up for English Language Learners

  • : a person in an organization or government who has a lot of power and authority


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