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high-rise in Buildings topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhigh-riseˈhigh-rise adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 high_rise.jpg TBBhigh-rise buildings are tall buildings with many levels► see thesaurus at high —high rise noun [countable] 🔊 They live in a high rise on the East Side. → low-rise
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high-rise• High-rise apartment buildings now stood where his childhood home had been.• Residents can do nothing with high-rise buildings once they are completed.• After going through two bankruptcies already, my international high-rise business was running out of funds.• The most glaring example was the Sandburg Village high-rise development, about twelve blocks north of the Loop.• But the high-rise epic eclipses another drama.• But viewers in Britain are unlikely to get a glimpse of Linda's high-rise exploits.• Lord James Douglas-Hamilton My right hon. Friend takes the question of security in high-rise housing very seriously.• Oakland launched such a law just months before the high-rise massacre.• He squeezed in time at the typewriter between the high-rise scaffolds and his duties as husband and father of two sons.