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

  • adj. Made up of or carried out by persons having high rank or status: a high-level corporate briefing.
  • adj. Being at an elevated level in rank or importance: a high-level official.
  • adj. Computer Science Of, relating to, or being a language, such as BASIC or Pascal, in which each instruction or statement corresponds to several instructions in machine language. A high-level language is translated into machine language by a compiler.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Taking place or existing at a high level, altitude or elevation.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a person of a high social position or high rank within a hierarchy or organization.
  • adj. Consisting of such people.
  • adj. Consisting of relatively natural language-like commands and mathematical notations which, after compilation or interpretation, become a set of machine language instructions.

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

  • adj. at an elevated level in rank or importance
  • adj. occurring at or from a relative high altitude

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high +‎ level

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