higher ups

higher ups

verb
See also: higher, UPS
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Her losing to the higher ups at Litchfiel prison was a devastating outcome following Poussey's shocking demise in Season 4.
However, police informed us that they have received directives from their higher ups and didn't allow Syed Ali Gilani to go for medical consultation,' he said.
Given the guidance of our higher ups, we will comply with the ceasefire, De la Cerna said.
Seeking to stall any inquiry commission from undertaking probe into Snoopgate, the woman and her father have invoked their fundamental right to privacy and live with dignity as grounds for calling a halt to any move to investigate the surveillance of the woman by the Gujarat Police on the alleged instruction of higher ups.
The higher ups are extremely close to making a final decision about the hosting spot and Khloe remains their first pick.
A letter published today by the higher ups from the interchangeably time-suck/revolutionary tool indicates that the page, which called for protests across the Middle East on May 15th, passed Facebook's review process.
He complained to the higher ups and the police promptly returned the license, even though Tunney had not yet paid his fine.
Street-Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Services" is a study from 1980, praised for its content on what the street level public servants face when dealing with the people and their higher ups.
BUT YOU CAN BE SURE THAT ANY OF YOUR IDEAS THAT SURVIVE MY ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS EDITING AND FIND FAVOR FROM HIGHER UPS I'LL CLAIM AS MY OWN.
If she is right than she has no idea who to trust on her force because higher ups had to be involved with the uranium depletion.
He was involved in a shady bank failure in Montreal, for example, though Zuckoff suggests that Ponzi may have been the fall guy for higher ups.
This was an IRA weapons operation and is being directed by higher ups in Ireland.
Salman Rafiq said that recommendations of the meeting would be sent to higher ups for approval.
He said that he had contacted the Pakistani officials on phone the other day to enquire about Monday's bus service, but they told me that they have not received any fresh instructions from their higher ups so far.
But the majority maintain a ``don't-ask-don't-tell'' policy with the higher ups, knowing that divulging too much would have swift and costly consequences.
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