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Definition of higher adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

higher

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈhaɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪər//
 
[only before noun]
 
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at a more advanced level; greater in rank or importance than others The case was referred to a higher court. higher mathematics to submit to a higher authority My mind was on higher things.