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HIGHER-UP: Dictionary Entry and Meaning

Pronunciation:  'hIur up

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  one of greater rank or station or quality
  2. [adv]  in or to a place that is higher
 Synonyms: above, in a higher place, superior, superordinate, to a higher place
 Antonyms: at a lower place, below, beneath, inferior, to a lower place
 See Also: god, leader, supervisor



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\High"er-up"\, n.
A superior officer or official; -- used chiefly in pl.

Thesaurus Terms
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