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Williams is a highly competitive player who hates losing.
I think it’s highly unlikely that the project will be finished on time.
a highly motivated salesman
She’s a highly educated young woman.
highly dangerous chemicals
highly paid company directors
a highly paid job
She has often said how highly she values your friendship.
a highly valued member of the staff
He is very highly regarded by his fellow musicians.
Everyone we talked to spoke very highly of him.
The new chef comes highly recommended by the food critics.
This is the American English definition of highly. View British English definition of highly.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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