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English definition of “high”

high

adjective [-er/-est only] (DISTANCE)   /hɑɪ/
( esp . of things that are not living ) being a large distance from top to bottom or a long way above the ground , or having the stated distance from top to bottom : Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world . We had to climb over a wall that was ten feet high.
(Definition of high adjective (DISTANCE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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