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higher

/ (ˈhaɪə) /
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adjective

the comparative of high

noun (usually capital) (in Scotland)

  1. the advanced level of the Scottish Certificate of Education
  2. (as modifier)Higher Latin
a pass in a particular subject at Higher levelshe has four Highers

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