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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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In addition to high-level delegations, technical experts from the two sides had also held four meetings this year, with the last meeting held at Kartarpur's Ground Zero last Friday.
It will bring together Ministers responsible for education, as well as labour, academics, policy-makers, high-level representatives from development cooperation partners, the private sector, civil society, teachers and parents and youth organisations from across the African continent.
Sotto had said that the revival of the death penalty for high-level drug trafficking is 'possible' in the 18th Congress with the entry of new senators supporting the measure.
"Ang tingin ko, kung meron mang may pag-asa, yung high-level drug trafficking lang.
In Telford & Wrekin data showed 1,100 high-level sanctions were imposed, but job centre staff tried to impose high-level sanctions 2,830 times, with the decision overturned or the case against the claimant cancelled in the remaining 1,730 cases.
High-level sources also informed Hamid Mir of a second attack by India to attack Pakistan with missiles.
The high-level government sources informed of threats of India carrying out terrorist attacks in cities of Pakistan.
On Monday, September 24, the UNGA will hold a high-level plenary meeting on global peace in honor of the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, known as the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit.
"We discussed the practical measures needed to implement the Panmunjeom Declaration in a discreet manner before reaching an agreement," the two Koreas said in a statement released after the high-level talks.
The international team of researchers, led by Dr Pieter Coenen from the VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam, wrote: "These findings suggest that a physical activity paradox may exist in male workers, with high levels of occupational physical activity being associated with detrimental health consequences, in contrast with the existing evidence of beneficial health consequences with moderate and/or high-level leisure time physical activity."
"Mongolia appreciates the agreement to hold a high-level meeting between the ROK and the DPRK, reached during a meeting between Kim Jong-un, Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and members of the ROK delegation including a special envoy of President Moon Jae-in on March 5.

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