high-flier


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high·fli·er

also high-fli·er  (hī′flī′ər)
n.
1. One who rises quickly to a position of wealth or success.
2. A stock that sells at a high valuation.
Translations

high-flier

high-flyer [ˌhaɪˈflaɪəʳ] n (ambitious) → rampante m/f, ambizioso/a; (gifted) → giovane m/f di talento
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