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English definition of “hauteur”


noun [U]     /əʊˈtɜːr/ US  /hoʊˈtɝː/ literary
a formal and unfriendly way of behaving that suggests that the person thinks they are better than other peopleSaddening, shocking and upsetting
(Definition of hauteur noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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