Definition of 'high-ranking'
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They also met with high-ranking foreign officials to explain the crisis to the local and foreign press. Christianity Today (2000)She received messages of support from high-ranking council officials and councillors. The Sun (2009)He speaks his mind with a candour rare for a high-ranking official. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many of those interviewed are said to be anxious about making allegations against such a high-ranking officer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is the first time the rebels have seized such a high-ranking army officer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They consider it a status symbol and often give it to family, colleagues or high-ranking officials. The Sun (2013)Other high-ranking officials fear mobile phone footage of the free-for-all could tarnish the force. The Sun (2009)He also handled Chinese interests overseas and met high-ranking western intelligence officials. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The team is understood to include MI6 operatives as well as high-ranking special forces officers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is not the only high-ranking Met officer accused of wrongdoing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)PAs tend to be civil servants who work for high-ranking naval officers, generally from rear admiral upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A police force that is already engulfed in scandal has been hit with claims of a second affair involving a high-ranking officer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This taskforce is actively working and it's headed by some of the most high-ranking law enforcement officers there are. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As for recruiting high-ranking military officers to help the reputation of the police, once again he has ignored the lessons of police history. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'high-ranking'
British English: high-ranking ADJECTIVE
A high-ranking person has an important position in a particular organization.
...a high-ranking officer in the medical corps.
Definition of high-ranking from the Collins English Dictionary
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