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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A position of superiority over others, especially competitors or opponents: used negotiations as a way to gain the psychological and intellectual high ground.

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  • n. Used other than as an idiom: see high,‎ ground.
  • n. A position of advantage or superiority in a conflict or competition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a position of superiority over opponents or competitors

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