higher higher  /ˈhaɪ ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) advanced in complexity or elaboration
  2. (adj) of education beyond the secondary level

Usage(s):

  1. Brian Zak Sipa Yardeni and others are worried that higher interest rates could push housing prices lower , and hurt banking profits.
  2. Overall, the evidence indicated that people who had higher mercury levels had less protection than people who had lower mercury levels.
  3. Men in the top fifth also had a 22% higher risk of dying of cancer and a 27% higher risk of dying of heart disease.

News

  1. Higher energy costs partly offset by cheaper food as US consumer prices rise just 0.1 percent

    Higher energy costs partly offset by cheaper food as US consumer prices rise just 0.1 percent WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher energy costs partly offset by cheaper food as US consumer prices rise just 0.1 percent.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  2. Higher Medicaid reimbursement for state's primary care docs

    (AP) — Illinois officials are reminding physicians to sign up online for the higher rates, which are expected to increase by an average of 93 percent.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Crain's Chicago Business

  3. How higher rates touch consumers, firms, investors

    How higher rates touch consumers, firms, investors Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 6:24 pm, Thursday, June 20, 2013 WASHINGTON (AP) — All it took was speculation that the Federal Reserve could slow its bond buying months from now — and then a few words Wednesday from ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

Quotes

  1. Cana added: "I thank everyone at Sunderland - the coaching staff, medical team, office staff, my teammates and of course the fans. I wish the club to achieve everything it deserves and to continue moving higher and higher."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lorik Cana Source: BBC Sport

  2. "The arithmetic is, unfortunately, quite clear," Mr. Bernanke said. "To avoid large and unsustainable budget deficits, the nation will ultimately have to choose among higher taxes, modifications to entitlement programs such as Social Security...
    on Apr 8, 2010 By: Ben Bernanke Source: New York Times

  3. At one point last night, Obama said that, "The middle-class will realize greater security, not higher taxes."
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: American Spectator

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