Definition of higher-order in English:

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higher-order

adjective

Involving reasoning of a high level: higher-order cognitive skills higher-order learning
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  • The greenhouse industry is in need of highly trained undergraduates having higher-order thinking skills.
  • Unconscious mental states are unconscious precisely in that we lack the relevant higher-order states about them.
  • Efforts at sensemaking can be interpreted as a higher-order form of experiential learning.

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Syllabification: high·er-or·der

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