One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of a higher quality, standard, or level in a hierarchy.‘the factory makes higher-grade steel for the car industry’‘higher-grade white collar workers’
- ‘On merit, she was allowed to take the higher-grade music examination with just four months training.’
- ‘They are opposing attempts to abolish stationmaster positions and are demanding the appointment of higher-grade stationmasters at all appropriate stations.’
- ‘The Red Class offers Benchmade innovation, custom design, higher-grade materials and quality to the first-time knife buyer.’
- ‘The decision was made to mine only higher-grade ores and to shut down the mine when they were exhausted.’
- ‘Suddenly, the door was open to more aggressively priced deals from higher-grade companies across all industries.’
- ‘His desire is to play higher-grade rugby and so he will stay in Scotland for three years to gain his residency permit.’
- ‘Mobilized officers might have to wait up to 18 months before being able to fill a higher-grade position.’
- ‘The video is sourced from many different cameras, from higher-grade consumer machines to what look like low-grade webcams.’
- ‘The association is planning to increase the area planted in higher-grade arabica coffee to 60,000 to 70,000 hectares from 20,000 hectares now, Nhan said.’
- ‘Bus-based systems can mimic the operating characteristics of light rail systems allowing higher-grade bus services to be provided in corridors where rail would be infeasible or inappropriate.’
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