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height

noun /hӕit/
the distance from the bottom to the top of something
altura
What is the height of this building? He is 1.75 metres in height.
the highest, greatest, strongest etc point
auge, cúspide, cima, apogeo, punto culminante
He is at the height of his career The storm was at its height.
the peak or extreme
colmo, cumbre, cima
She was dressed in the height of fashion His actions were the height of folly.
a high place
altura; cumbre, cima
We looked down from the heights at the valley beneath us.
heighten verb to make or become higher
elevar, levantar, hacer más alto
I got the builders to heighten the garden wall.
to increase (an effect etc)
aumentar, intensificar
A mirror can be used to heighten the impression of space in a room.
(Definition of height from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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