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highly

1 adverb very, to a large degreethar a bheith  c m urí- preffíor- prefsár- prefit was highly effective bhí sé thar a bheith éifeachtach, bhí sé fíoréifeachtachhis theories are highly complex tá a chuid teoiricí ríchasta, tá a chuid teoiricí fíorchasta go deothe night was highly successful d'éirigh go hiontach leis an oíche, d'éirigh thar barr leis an oíchethe staff is highly skilled tá an fhoireann sároilteshe's highly sensitive to criticism goineann cáineadh go croí í, goilleann cáineadh go mór uirthiit's highly unlikely that we'll see him again is beag seans go bhfeicfimid arís é, caolseans go bhfeicfimid arís é 2 adverb favourablyan-  c m ugo hard  c m ugo mór  c m uthe film was highly recommended bhí an scannán molta go hard, bhí ardmholadh faighte ag an scannánhe's a highly rated member of staff is ball foirne é a bhfuil ardmheas airshe spoke highly of them mhol sí go hard iadhe thought very highly of her bhí ardmheas aige uirthi, shíl sé a mhór di, ba mhór aige í
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3 adverb involving large amount or number of sthshe likes highly priced handbags is maith léi málaí láimhe atá fíorchostasachhighly paid executives feidhmeannaigh a bhfuil tuarastal ard acuthey scored highly in the test fuair siad scór ard sa teist
phrases

highly charged

adjectivecorraitheit was a highly charged meeting bhí daoine an-chorraithe ag an gcruinniú, bhí daoine an-tógtha ag an gcruinniú

highly coloured

1 adjective brightly colouredildaiteildathachdathannach 2 adjective exaggerated, embellishedáibhéalach

highly polished

adjectivebreá snastathe wood was highly polished bhí snas breá ar an adhmad

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