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What's the exact meaning of " high-profile"? lots of thanks. [Copy link] 中文

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What's the exact meaning of "high-profile"? Is it a baby question? Well, I'm not sure about it, so it's a big one for me. Oh, here is an instance:
The White House was already locked in a high-profile battle with Congress as legislators investigated how the disgraced energy firm Enron might have influenced the policies proposed by Mr Cheney's energy task force.

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Post time 2004-4-15 09:02:43 |Display all floors

高层?

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Post time 2004-4-15 09:05:14 |Display all floors

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高姿态, 高调

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Post time 2004-4-15 09:10:26 |Display all floors

高水平的公共暴露

high profile - a high level of public exposure, good for news reporting and gossips
高水平的公共暴露

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Post time 2004-4-15 09:44:32 |Display all floors

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An intentionally conspicuous, well-publicized presence or stance:
高姿态公开的态度、明确的立场

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Post time 2004-4-15 09:44:47 |Display all floors

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白宫已然卷入同国会的公开战斗中。议员们调查出,臭名昭著的石油公司安然有可能影响了切尼先生的能源工作小组政策的制定。

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Post time 2004-4-15 10:37:04 |Display all floors

haha

I absolutely agree with edchan's answer. But I think the version of the sentence should be like this:
当议员们调查臭名昭著的安然公司如何影响到切尼能源小组的政策制定时,白宫已然陷入了同国会之间的公开斗争。

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