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[hahy-rahyz] /ˈhaɪˌraɪz/

(of a building) having a comparatively large number of stories and equipped with elevators:
a high-rise apartment house.
of, relating to, or characteristic of high-rise buildings.
of or being a small-wheeled bicycle with high handlebars and a banana-shaped seat.
Also, high rise, high-riser. a high-rise apartment or office building.


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