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high profile

a deliberately conspicuous manner of living or operating.
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high-profile, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for high profile
  • He managed to keep a high profile through his public health advocacy.
  • It's high profile and when something fails, it's usually pretty spectacular in its failure.
  • In an election season dominated by economics, the culture wars have not had a high profile.
  • The main difference is that high profile people get more attention and more money.
  • He has a high profile and a real standing in the world.
British Dictionary definitions for high profile

high profile

  1. a position or approach characterized by a deliberate seeking of prominence or publicity
  2. (as modifier): a high-profile campaign Compare low profile
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