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highly

  

      adv  
1    (intensifier)  
highly pleased, highly disappointed     
2    with great approbation or favour  
we spoke highly of it     
3    in a high position  
placed highly in class     
4    at or for a high price or cost  


highly strung   ,   (U.S. and Canadian)   high-strung  
      adj   tense and easily upset; excitable; nervous  
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n.
well-known, and highly respected
n.
In the UK, a chav is a highly antisocial juvenile delinquent who wears (usually counterfeit) designer sports clothes and high-end brands and vulgar jewellery (= bling) and listens to rap music.
Very common, colloquial En France on appelle ça un caillera

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