noun (usually capital) (in Scotland)
- the advanced level of the Scottish Certificate of Education
- (as modifier)Higher Latin
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The Fed’s decision yesterday to throw out the old playbook on inflation, to let it run higher if need be, is being hailed as a landmark moment in monetary policy.Why the Fed’s huge policy shift on inflation could be rocket fuel for stocks|Bernhard Warner|August 28, 2020|Fortune
Their teams getting lit up on defense meant Mitchell, Dončić, Brogdon, Murray and Williams had to try to take over the game on the other end of the floor, which in turn raised their Game Score even higher.Monster Games In The NBA Playoffs Aren’t Automatically Translating To Wins|Jared Dubin|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
That evening, when we rolled into camp 4,000 feet higher, it was convenient to throw on leggings before even erecting my tent.
The markets—well, tech bulls, anyhow—shrugged off the disappointing number, sending all three indexes higher.Investors ride the Big Tech rally even as COVID cases and unemployment spike|Bernhard Warner|August 21, 2020|Fortune
In contrast to the cheaper iPhone SE model that boosted its June quarter, the company is going to have to convince consumers to buy higher-priced $1,000 iPhones when it launches new 5G-enabled models this fall.
Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed.
Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.
Together, the teams are working 24 hours a day for a product that promises much higher risk than it does profit.
Higher courts, including the Supreme Court had refused to intercede, and the stay was to expire tonight.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But with the pipeline, transportation costs drop and production would be higher.
I claim that it contains many errors of fact, and the Higher Criticism supports the claim; as we shall see.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Day by day these fretting anxieties and perplexities wasted her strength, and her fever grew higher and higher.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
If now we turn to the higher aspects of form, such as symmetry and proportion, we encounter a difficulty.Children's Ways|James Sully
Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
I then found myself hoisted up by degrees, at least three feet higher than I was before.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift