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being at a height or level above another

being at a rank above another

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of education beyond the secondary level

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There is no knowledge in the higher sense of systematic, connected, reasoned knowledge, such as may one day be attained, and such as Plato himself seems to see in some far off vision of a single science.
and he is at the same time desirous of contrasting the wisdom which governs the world with a higher wisdom.
Also here, as in the Ion and Phaedrus, Plato appears to acknowledge an unreasoning element in the higher nature of man.
The existence of the virtues without the possession of knowledge in the higher or philosophical sense is admitted to be possible.
The general shouted a demand that the cavalry should be halted, the Austrian argued that not he, but the higher command, was to blame.
Below, where the fight was beginning, there was still thick fog; on the higher ground it was clearing, but nothing could be seen of what was going on in front.
The fog lay unbroken like a sea down below, but higher up at the village of Schlappanitz where Napoleon stood with his marshals around him, it was quite light.
In general, the impossible must be justified by reference to artistic requirements, or to the higher reality, or to received opinion.
That there is a truth higher than experience, of which the mind bears witness to herself, is a conviction which in our own generation has been enthusiastically asserted, and is perhaps gaining ground.
5 goals at St Mirren and Man United and higher at Brechin and Dundee United.
WITH THE 110TH CONGRESS in business under new, narrow, Democratic majorities in the House and Senate, Washington higher ed leaders are looking hopefully but cautiously at what the shift might mean for their priority issues.
The real issue for us is assisting families in making higher education affordable,'' said Murray J.
1) However, black women had a higher rate of stillbirth than white women, and blacks who had had a cesarean were more likely to have a stillbirth than were blacks who had delivered vaginally A second study by the same team of researchers using the same data found that the rate of stillbirth in the second pregnancy was higher for those who had had a stillbirth than for those who had not.
Forty-two percent of the camps indicated that this summer was the highest or higher than most of the past five summers for enrollment, while another 23 percent of the directors thought enrollment was about the same.
Compared with the higher carbohydrate diet, the higher protein diet further decreased blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides and lowered HDL (good) cholesterol.