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Definition of high places in English:

plural noun

Positions of power or authority: people in high places were taking note
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  • Kaufman developed a thick skin and an aggressive approach that earned him plenty of enemies in high places.
  • We'd found a perfect way to upset those in very high places.
  • Yet it might have been precisely his connections in high places that caused his downfall.

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