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Adjective: high-rise  'hI'rIz or 'hI,rIz
  1. Used of buildings of many stories equipped with elevators; tall
    "avenues lined with high-rise apartment buildings"
Noun: high-rise  'hI'rIz or 'hI,rIz
  1. Tower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments
    - tower block [Brit]

Derived forms: high-rises

See also: multistorey, multistoried, multistory, storeyed, storied

Type of: tower

Antonym: low-rise

Encyclopedia: High-rise