♦ highly

♦ highly
♦ highly /ˈhaɪlɪ/
avv.
1 altamente; estremamente; in sommo grado; assai, molto; bene: highly interesting, assai interessante; a highly paid job, un'occupazione ben retribuita; to speak highly of sb., parlare favorevolmente di q.; dire molto bene di q.; to think highly of sb., avere molta stima di q.; tenere q. in grande considerazione; to think highly of oneself, avere un'alta opinione di sé
2 in alto (fig.); in una posizione elevata; con un grado: to be highly placed, avere un grado alto
3 nobilmente
highly-descended, di nobili origini; d'alto lignaggio □ highly regarded, tenuto in grande considerazione (o in grande stima) □ (fig., di una persona, spec. GB) highly-strung, eccitabile; ipersensibile; con i nervi a fior di pelle □ to commend sb. highly, fare grandi elogi a q.

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