highly

highly
adverb
1) (very; very much: highly delighted; highly paid; I value the book highly.) høyt(-), sterkt, ytterst
2) (with approval: He thinks/speaks very highly of you.) (sette) høyt, (ha) høye tanker om
adv. \/ˈhaɪlɪ\/
1) høyt, høyt-, sterkt, ytterst, høyst, i høy grad, i høyeste grad
highly seasoned
sterkt krydret
highly gifted
høyt begavet
highly paid
godt betalt
highly placed
høytstående
highly interesting
høyst interessant
highly recommended
anbefales på det sterkeste
2) fordelaktig
speak highly of someone snakke rosende om noen
think highly of someone ha høye tanker om noen, sette noen høyt

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.

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