- 1very highly successful/skilled/intelligent highly competitive/critical/sensitive It is highly unlikely that she'll be late.
- 2at or to a high standard, level, or amount highly trained/educated a highly paid job
- 3with admiration or praise His teachers think very highly of him (= have a very good opinion of him). She speaks highly of you. Her novels are very highly regarded. Word Familyhigh adjective noun adverbhighly adverbheight nounheighten verb
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