- higher comparative of HIGH (Cf. high) (adj.), Old English. Higher education is attested by 1839.The French distinguish l'instruction secondaire, which includes what we term a liberal education, from l'instruction supérieure, which denotes professional education; but I do not think the corresponding English phrases are used with this distinction. [William Whewell, "Of a Liberal Education in General," 1850]Higher-up (n.) "one in a superior post" is from 1905, Amer.Eng.
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Higher — may refer to:In education: * Higher (Scottish), a Scottish national school leaving certificate exam and university entrance qualification: For other educational certifications that may be called Higher , consult the See also section below. In… … Wikipedia
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higher — adj. prenom. 1. advanced in complexity or elaboration; as, higher mathematics. [WordNet 1.5] 2. of or pertaining to education beyond the secondary level; as, higher education; higher learning. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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higher-up — noun count MAINLY BRITISH INFORMAL someone who has an important job in an organization … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English