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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhigh-endˈhigh-end adjective [usually before noun] American English  relating to products or services that are more expensive and of better quality than other products of the same type high-end computer memory chips low-end
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high-endThe departmental application server fits between Sun's 500-user Sparcserver 10 and the high-end 3,000-user SparcCenter 2000.With the SE-40, Lau has met high-end designers on their own turf.The T9000 replaces the T805 as Inmos's high-end offering.Those are considered to be high-end personal computers and single-user systems.It is coming from a third-party source that Data General declines to identify, and is already used in high-end sites.Spode and Lenox are the best-known of the high-end tableware.This high-end UltraSparc-III will be preceded by the UltraSparc-I and UltraSparc-II.Pyramid will offer its high-end Unix-based servers, which will be leased via Comdisco.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhigh endˈhigh end noun [singular]1FINANCEif a figure, amount etc is at the high end of what people expected it to be, it is near the top of that rangehigh end ofThe company’s fourth-quarter profit was near the high end of analysts’ estimates of 11 to 14 cents a share.2MARKETING the high end of a market or product range consists of the most expensive products in that market or rangehigh end ofThe company continued to aim at the high end of the dishwasher market, where sales weren’t large but profits were.high-endˈhigh-end adjective [only before a noun]MARKETING high-end products are the most expensive ones in a particular market or rangea maker of high-end car stereo equipment
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