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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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Since 2017, civilians and security agencies are no longer allowed to possess high-powered and long firearms.
Fajardo explained that unlike law enforcers, security guards are not trained to handle high-powered guns.
ta 260 Number of high-powered vehicles to be purchased for gardai by end of year
The campaign concluded Tuesday during which 25,500 drivers were briefed on hazards of high-powered lights.
That "high-powered ethical committee" ignored the possibility that the children resulting from such a hideous procedure might object to the pre-natal murder of their mothers.
Ewan and Suzi, who presents the Superbikes championships for Grandstand and is soon to star in a revival of the series Treasure Hunt, were bonding over their shared love for high-powered motorbikes.
Hughes' acquisition of PrimeStar, for its DirecTV subsidiary, is the result of the Justice Department's refusal to let PrimeStar into the high-powered DBS business.
Satellite transmissions on the high-powered Ku-band can be received by a much smaller dish antenna, which in the case of the RCA product is 18 inches in diameter.
The rebels left behind the high-powered firearms and other munitions as they tried to escape.
Policemen on Sunday seized a cache of high-powered weapons at a beach resort in Santa Ana town in Cagayan province.
San Juan Vice Mayor Francis Zamora on Monday pleaded not guilty to a technical malversation charge for the alleged illegal use of calamity funds to buy high-powered firearms in San Juan City.
San Juan Vice Mayor Francis Zamora pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to technical malversation for the alleged use of calamity funds for high-powered firearms.

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