Meaning of “aloft” in the English Dictionary

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"aloft" in British English

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aloftadverb

uk /əˈlɒft/ us /əˈlɑːft/ formal

in the air or in a higher position:

We held our glasses aloft.

(Definition of “aloft” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aloft" in American English

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aloftadverb [ not gradable ]

us /əˈlɔft/

in the air or in a higher position:

Her kite remained aloft for hours.

(Definition of “aloft” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)