[ hahy-end ]
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  1. being the most expensive or technically sophisticated: She uses high-end sound mixing equipment in her home studio.I can’t afford to shop in those high-end boutiques.

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How to use high-end in a sentence

  • Perhaps some of us have superb health and have never made any conscious effort to use that gift for a high end.

  • All literary study that falls short of this high end, however scholarly or laborious it may be, is essentially defective.

  • If they are studied as a means to some high end, they will prove no less important after this fact has been explained.

    The Reconstructed School | Francis B. Pearson
  • Once more the women ran to the high end of the beach, and then Ellington was handed to them, limp and sick with sea water.

    The Romance of the Coast | James Runciman
  • I use the word in a very wide sense, meaning that state of mind in which the current of desire is flowing towards one high end.

British Dictionary definitions for high-end


  1. (prenominal) (esp of computers, electronic equipment, etc) of the greatest power or sophistication

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