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high profile

1. noun A presence or stance that is deliberately conspicuous and prominent socially. People only become true celebrities when they maintain a high profile both in their professional and private lives.
2. adjective Prominent in the perception of the public or one's peers in a particular field. In this usage, the phrase is usually hyphenated. The attorney has been involved in several high-profile cases, making him a household name.
See also: high, profile

a high profile

COMMON If a person, organization or activity has a high profile, they are well-known and people notice what they do. He will be thinking about his future now that he has such a high profile in the cycling world. It was expected that someone with a high profile would get the job. Note: You can also use high-profile before a noun. Experience in Australia has shown how effective a high-profile campaign can be in changing public attitudes. She works three days a week in a high-profile job as communications director for a top advertising agency.
See also: high, profile
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C3 Industries will invest more than $15 million in Michigan's cannabis industry between its headquarters, a cultivation and manufacturing facility and the High Profile retail network.
The HERoes campaign also signals Looptify's dedication to female influencers and may be expanding their roster of high profile clients at all levels of their career.
Razim said this in response to media reports yesterday which said more than 50 reports on corruption, including those which allegedly involved high profile personalities, had been lodged with the state MACC.
Students in pre-university courses at the High profile education center will have equal opportunity and benefits when they enter the IUT, as well as the students of pre-university courses in the continuing education center at the university.
The documents with The Nation said that the commission's meeting is primarily focusing on reviewing the plagiarism policy, while the high profile cases have been added in the agenda as secondary item.
He argued that since the power of the anti-graft agencies and the courts to place criminal suspects on watch list or subject their passports to temporary seizure has never been in doubt, 'the directive to place the 50 high profile suspected persons on watch list and restrict their movement is highly superfluous, completely unwarranted and totally uncalled for.
Famous for his expertise as a defence counsel of white collar criminals, he successfully took up high profile cases against NAB defending renowned politicians, bureaucrats, bankers and businessmen, including Farooq Sattar, Jahangir Badar, Chaudhry Moonis Elahi, Chaudhry Abdul Hameed and Rana Nazir.
Military courts were set up under the constitutional amendment few years ago to hear high profile terrorism cases.
Whereas 76 high profile officers are still on their positions.
A German court convicted Pakistani national Mustafa Haider Syed Naqfi, as he was reportedly tasked to facilitate Iran revolutionary guards by providing details of the high profile leaders and Israel related specific targets for possible attacks in Germany.
He made the statement while chairing a high profile meeting in Islamabad.
A high profile delegation of Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) will visit Indonesia to market Pakistani rice, source said to Research Analyst-PAGE.
Built in the early 1900s, this establishment will never command such accolades as "sophistication" or "high profile." I personally have frequented this pub over the last 40 years and nothing has changed - not least the filthy urinals, claggy carpets, and the grim decor.
Zamboanga City - The Department of Justice (DoJ) has been tasked by President Aquino to facilitate the request of the city government here with the Supreme Court (SC) for the immediate transfer of high profile risk inmates now detained at the Zamboanga City Reformatory Center here.
That is, while computers can play files encoded using H.264's High profile, many older iOS devices can't (go2sm.com/ tn2224), and Google still recommends using the Baseline profile for all encodes targeting Android devices (go2sm.com/androidformats).
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