: highest in level, position, or rank
top-level executives
: involving people of the highest level, position, or rank
a top-level competition/meeting

Examples of top-level in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For anyone outside of the most hardcore players there would come a point in each wipe where Tarkov became almost unplayable as your low-tier weapons simply couldn’t compete with the top-level ARs that players with thousands of hours had. Mike Stubbs, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 That’s a Wrap As a forthcoming report by the House Foreign Affairs Committee lays out, the story is straight out of a detective novel: A top-level executive is accused of verbally harassing staff, mismanaging public funds, and lying about educational credentials from an elite European university. Michael McCaul, National Review, 7 Feb. 2024 For a startup like Verdant, strong ties to the agriculture industry and top-level technical expertise are competitive advantages. Nick Rockel, Fortune, 1 Feb. 2024 Tuvalu is perhaps the first and most well-known example of a country opening up its top-level domain (.tv). IEEE Spectrum, 30 Jan. 2024 This means the Space Force needs to entrust more real-time operational decisions to junior officers who may not hold a top-level security clearance. Stephen Clark, Ars Technica, 24 Jan. 2024 From $275 Kibale Lodge (Uganda) Volcanoes Safaris has been known for its top-level eco-tourism lodges in Uganda and Rwanda for over two decades, and this new opening, in Kibale National Park, is one for chimpanzee lovers. Wire Service, The Mercury News, 5 Jan. 2024 Often, these posts link X users to malicious domains that host the company's name but shift it to a different top-level domain than the company's legitimate website. Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 5 Jan. 2024 Those strikes often involve sensitive, top-level discussions and decisions by Austin and other key military leaders. Lolita C. Baldor, Fortune, 7 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Top-level.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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