from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An intentionally conspicuous, well-publicized presence or stance: "needs to maintain a high profile in his profession” ( Tracy Keenan Wynn).
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- n. a conspicuous position, intentionally attracting attention
- adj. Common misspelling of high-profile.
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- n. a position attracting much attention and publicity
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Australia and India; the second was to have discussions about security arrangements for high profile sporting events including the Commonwealth Games; and thirdly was to speak not just to my counterpart S.M. Krishna and other Government officials, but to speak to the
Recent high profile apprehensions of the Uruguayan-flagged Viarsa I in October 2003 and the Maya V early this year illustrated Australia’s commitment to prosecute to the fullest extent its entitlements under the Convention, including the right of hot pursuit.
She looked up into the dark blue eyes of Shaz Morton, who was noted for managing the seemingly impossible, blending her job as a high profile television company press officer with her role as a campaigning lesbian.