higher-ups(redirected from a higher-up)
People who are especially important, influential, and authoritative, often in comparison to oneself. I don't have the authority to make a decision like that—you'll have to talk to one of the higher-ups. Did you hear that the higher-ups want us to wear uniforms now?
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