What grammatical forms do "high" and "priced" take in the phrase "high priced clothing"? Or is this "common term" simply a grammatically incorrect construction that has been accepted over time, assuming of course, that "high priced clothing" is accepted as grammatically correct. In a similar fashion, is there a way to interpret the grammatical construction of the phrase "high-doped semiconductor" so that it would be grammatically correct?
Based on the dictionary definition of "high", it appears "high" may be used interchangeably for "highly" when used as an adverb (see below). Is this an exception? What is the difference in grammatical construction between the examples below and the phrase "high-doped semiconductor"?
he ranked high among the pioneers of chemical technology
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There is no great benefit from ranking high this year as next year there are no World Championships.
It has to be said that Pas de la Casa is boring, unless getting legless ranks high on your list.
What is lacking are not the resources, but the political will. It is clear these topics do not rate very high on his agenda.