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Of the best quality or among the most expensive of its kind available:‘owners of top-of-the-range cars’‘if you want something top of the range, this could well be the voice recorder for you’
finest, greatest, top, foremost, leading, pre-eminent, premier, prime, first, chief, principal, supreme, of the highest quality, superlative, unrivalled, second to none, without equal, nonpareil, unsurpassed, unsurpassable, peerless, matchless, unparalleled, unbeaten, unbeatable, unexcelled, optimum, optimal, ultimate, surpassing, incomparable, ideal, perfectView synonyms
- ‘Nearly £80 is quite a lot of money for a mouse, but isn't bad for a top-of-the-range product.’
- ‘I have three machines with top-of-the-range graphics cards in them.’
- ‘Both leading graphics chips designers have a tendency to offer mobile flavors for laptops of their top-of-the-range products.’
- ‘There is a wide range of property available, from small second-hand apartments to top-of-the-range new villas.’
- ‘Replacement batteries for top-of-the-range notebooks are often sold by vendors at a hefty premium.’
- ‘Powerful sound has become a selling point, so power has been increased considerably in top-of-the-range equipment.’
- ‘Do you really need a top-of-the-range DVD player?’
- ‘An undemanding model may cost £5,000 a year, but a top-of-the-range designer offering can set you back £15-20,000 per annum.’
- ‘Armed with maps and marked trails from the village, the lads can get straight on their hired top-of-the-range, full-suspension bikes.’
- ‘Walls have been knocked down, skylights put in, and patios extended up to the top-of-the-range French doors.’
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