Definition of top-level in English:

top-level

adjective

  • Of the highest level of importance or prestige.

    ‘top-level talks’
    • ‘Last night a senior Customs officer said the seizure represented a major breakthrough in the fight against top-level criminals.’
    • ‘He learned of the tragedy before his current team, the London rugby union side Wasps where he is defensive coach, played a top-level game.’
    • ‘But at a top-level meeting with highways officials, police agreed the area should be a 40 mph zone.’
    • ‘In private, tape recordings tell us, top-level discussions were something else.’
    • ‘Youngsters - supposedly the future of golf - are not exposed to enough top-level golf to develop an interest in the game.’
    • ‘Due to top-level corruption, core decisions would not be taken through transparent procedures and on merit.’
    • ‘It's a great thing to be able to have these level of coaches, because they attract other top-level clinicians.’
    • ‘The mutineers insist they were not trying to seize power but only wanted to expose a top-level conspiracy.’
    • ‘There is a fine line between success and failure in top-level golf.’
    • ‘Indicating the scope of a top-level label is an excellent way to provide context for that label.’
    • ‘We should not always leave the decision-making to top-level officials.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, a top-level investigation has been ordered in an attempt to identify the cause of the freak explosion.’
    • ‘Get the mobile police unit in if you have to, and get me a crack team of top-level Mages together.’
    • ‘Cabinet ministers have held top-level talks with Britain's biggest high street retailers in a bid to breath new life into Bradford.’
    • ‘Opposition politicians and children's groups last night condemned the SPS and demanded a top-level inquiry.’
    • ‘Roasting has taken on a more sordid meaning with claims that top-level footballers are engaging in group sex with consenting young women.’
    • ‘Jaguar's re-entry into the world of top-level motorsport was supposed to herald a bright new dawn for the old marque, not an eclipse.’
    • ‘This game is all about national prestige, international rivalry and top-level politics.’
    • ‘It marks the start of a top-level shake-up that should save £250,000 a year from 2007 onwards.’
    • ‘Ministers were acting on the recommendations of a top-level report aimed at tackling rising levels of obesity among young people.’
    first-rate, first-class, top-grade, top-level
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Pronunciation:

top-level

/ˈtäp ˈˌlevəl/