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low-level

[loh-lev-uh l] /ˈloʊˈlɛv əl/
adjective
1.
undertaken by or composed of members having a low status:
a low-level discussion.
2.
having low status:
low-level personnel.
3.
undertaken at or from a low altitude:
low-level bombing.
4.
Linguistics. occurring or operating at the phonetic level of linguistic representation or analysis:
low-level rules governing assimilation.
Origin of low-level
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • Typically, the pair makes short, low-level flights from tree to tree with the female invariably in the lead.

  • For men of the type in question can be great, at any rate in low-level society.

    Anthropology Robert Marett
  • Bankers were low-level clerks, who handled a limited repertoire of forms in a prescribed set of ways.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • But if she remained missing, surely someone would risk a low-level flight to find out if she were waiting desperately for rescue.

    Operation Terror William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • Even in low-level intakes, as I have said, trouble will sometimes arise from the same cause.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop

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