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"aloft" in British English

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aloftadverb

uk   /əˈlɒft/  us   /-ˈlɑːft/ formal
in the ​air or in a ​higherposition: We heldourglasses aloft.
(Definition of aloft from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aloftadverb [not gradable]

 us   /əˈlɔft/
in the ​air or in a ​higherposition: Her ​kiteremained aloft for ​hours.
(Definition of aloft from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aloft”
in Spanish en lo alto…
in Vietnamese ở trên cao…
in Malaysian tinggi…
in Thai สูงขึ้นไป…
in French en l’air…
in German (nach) oben…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在高处, 在上面, 在空中…
in Indonesian tinggi-tinggi, di atas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在高處, 在上面, 在空中…
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