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altitude

noun [C]     /ˈæl.tɪ.tjuːd/ US  /-t̬ə.tuːd/
height above sea level: We are currently flying at an altitude of 15,000 metres. Mountain climbers use oxygen when they reach higher altitudes.Measurements in generalHigh, tall and deep
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