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  1. superior, higher-up, superordinateadverb

    one of greater rank or station or quality

    superordinate word, hypernym, superordinate, victor, superior, master, superscript

  2. above, higher up, in a higher place, to a higher placeadverb

    in or to a place that is higher

    supra, to a higher place, above, in a higher place, higher up

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  1. John Sherman:

    Fallout from the Fed raising rates is going to be greater in the high-yield bond market than in loans, because loans are floating rate and higher up in the capital structure.

  2. Charles Bililies:

    Fine dining as a business model is fundamentally flawed, there are so many line items when you’re operating a high-end restaurant, that the higher up you go in the spectrum, the less there is at the end of the month.

  3. Matthew Taylor:

    Prosecutors are both building a case against people higher up the political food chain, and seeking to increase the likelihood that those executives already implicated will receive definitive jail sentences.

  4. President Xi Jinping:

    Our tough stance on corruption is here to stay; our tolerance for corruption is zero, and anyone guilty of corruption will be dealt with seriously. We will see to it that every instance of corruption, should it be committed higher up or lower down, is severely punished, we will intensify government supervision, make full use of auditing oversight, and strictly monitor public funds, public resources and state-owned assets.

  5. The Belgian official:

    They were givers of orders and were higher up in the hierarchy of the conspiracy. Abaaoud was clearly not the overall leader in Europe.

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