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highly regarded

This page is about the collocation highly regarded

collocation pattern: adverb + verb

Meaning

thought to be very good by many people

For example

  • Glenn Gould was one of the most highly-regarded musicians of his generation.

  • Chomsky's work as a linguist is highly regarded, and he was a highly-regarded political commentator as well.

Note:
Related collocations include "highly respected" and "well regarded"

Quick Quiz

If Foucault's books are highly regarded, many people think

a. they're given too much regard

b. they're difficult to read

c. they're worth reading

Contributor: Matt Errey