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high-level

Pronunciation: /ˈhaɪˈlevəl/

Translation of high-level in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [talks/team/delegation] de alto nivel
    Example sentences
    • It is unusual to hold high-level negotiations, except summits, outside a country's capital, the sources said.
    • Levy, who assumed the top job late this summer, has held a variety of mid- and high-level administrative jobs at community colleges since 1989.
    • A spokesman for the Minister for Environment confirmed that high-level negotiations have been on-going, but declined to comment on the IFA proposals.
    1.2 [bridge/road] elevado
    Example sentences
    • At the rear, the talllight clusters are stacked vertically, positioned high out of harm's way, and a high-level brake light is integrated into the roofline above the two rear doors.
    • Obviously others have done the vast majority of the work for me on this piece, so here's a few high-level links to collections of information that were invaluable to me in this writing.
    • His achievement, along with consistent high-level performances, meant Lampard finished second behind Barcelona's Ronaldinho in the European Footballer of the Year poll.
    1.3 [Computing/Informática] de alto nivel
    Example sentences
    • The above features would be easy and straightforward for an experienced Web/database programmer to implement in a high-level language, such as Perl or Python.
    • Java is a high-level programming language developed by Sun Microsystems to run in a web environment.
    • Although this obviously complicates things somewhat, modern high-level languages make the difference between these two data structures easily understood.
    1.4 [waste] de alta radiactividad high-level language lenguaje (masculine) de alto nivel
    Example sentences
    • For more than two decades, the United States government has been attempting to develop a plan for the storage of high-level nuclear wastes.
    • More than 2700 canisters of high-level radioactive waste extracted from the fuel are due to be returned to Japan within the next 15 years.
    • The campaign to keep high-level nuclear waste out of Utah and Nevada is just beginning.

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