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noun [countable] high road pronunciation in American English
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singularhigh road
pluralhigh roads
  1. 1
    the way that is morally right
    The Senator veered off his high road several times in tonight’s debate.
    take the high road: The paper took the high road and didn’t publish the pictures.
  2. 2

    the high road

    the easiest or most likely way to achieve something
    A university education is the high road to success.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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