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  • 1 High ground — is a spot of elevated terrain which can be useful in military tactics. Fighting from an elevated position is easier for a number of reasons. Soldiers will tire more quickly when fighting uphill, will move more slowly, and if fighting in formation …

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  • 2 high ground — noun singular or uncount the better position gained in an argument or competition by having more authority, support, or other advantages: The French government is trying to take the moral high ground …

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  • 3 high ground — 1) N SING: the N, oft the adj N If a person or organization has the high ground in an argument or dispute, that person or organization has an advantage. [JOURNALISM] The President must seek to regain the high ground in the political debate... How …

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  • 4 high ground — noun A position of advantage or superiority in a conflict or competition. The trail passes along on high ground say a thousand feet above sea level. See Also: moral high ground …

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  • 5 high ground — noun Date: 1853 a position of advantage or superiority; especially an ethically superior position < took the moral high ground during the debate > …

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  • 6 High ground (disambiguation) — High ground is a spot of elevated terrain which can be useful in military tactics.High ground may also refer to:* Moral high ground, an ethical analogy * The High Ground, a veterans memorial park located west of Neillsville, Wisconsin * The High… …

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  • 7 Moral high ground — The moral high ground, in ethical or political parlance, refers to the status of being respected for remaining moral, and adhering to and upholding a universally recognized standard of justice or goodness Parties seeking the moral high ground… …

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  • 8 (the) high ground — 1. if a person or an organization has the high ground, they are in the best and most successful situation. His company holds the high ground in the area of multi media disks. Both parties could be seen trying to take the high ground on issues… …

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  • 9 Take the High Ground! — Infobox Film name = Take the High Ground! amg id = imdb id = producer = Dore Schary director = Richard Brooks writer = Millard Kaufman starring = Richard Widmark Karl Malden Elaine Stewart music = Dimitri Tiomkin cinematography = John Alton… …

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  • 10 Take the High Ground — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Sprung auf, marsch, marsch! Originaltitel: Take the High Ground! Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1953 Länge: 100 Minuten Originalsprache …

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  • 11 Take the High Ground! — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Sprung auf, marsch, marsch! Originaltitel: Take the High Ground! Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1953 Länge: 100 Minuten Originalsprache …

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  • 12 moral high ground — noun A position or point of view which is ethically superior or more reputable, in comparison to others which are under consideration. Her legitimacy (as the leader of the party that won the 1990 general election), integrity and stoic acceptance… …

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  • 13 The High Ground — The Highground is a veterans memorial park located west of Neillsville, Wisconsin, USA. There are several memorials to wars including Vietnam, World War I, and World War II. There are special tributes for women and Native Americans.HistoryThe… …

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  • 14 moral high ground —    If people have/take/claim/seize, etc, the moral high ground, they claim that their arguments, beliefs, etc, are morally superior to those being put forward by other people.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

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  • 15 the high ground — a position of superiority. → high …

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  • 16 Ground Control (video game) — Ground Control Developer(s) Massive Entertainment Publisher(s) Sierra On Line …

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  • 17 ground — 1 n 1: the foundation or basis on which knowledge, belief, or conviction rests: a premise, reason, or collection of data upon which something (as a legal action or argument) relies for validity sued the city on the ground that the city...had… …

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  • 18 high — high1 W1S1 [haı] adj comparative higher superlative highest ↑high, ↑low ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(from bottom to top)¦ 2¦(above ground)¦ 3¦(large number)¦ 4¦(good standard)¦ 5¦(containing a lot)¦ 6¦(rank/position)¦ …

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  • 19 High Voltage Isolation and Ground Potential Rise — This article outlines the principles of High Voltage Isolation (HVI) and Ground Potential Rise (GPR). Most often questions of concern arise to anyone associated with the use of any communication signal (analog or digital) via a metallic or fiber… …

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  • 20 ground — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 solid surface of the earth ADJECTIVE ▪ firm, hard, solid ▪ muddy, soft ▪ damp, wet …

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