Pronunciation: (lō'lev'ul), [key]
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. Ling.occurring or operating at the phonetic level of linguistic representation or analysis: low-level rules governing assimilation.
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