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He was about the same height as his wife.
a graceful tower, rising to 400 feet in height
He rose to his full height and surveyed the scene.
What height do you want the picture at?
She could remember being carried at shoulder height, giggling and swaying.
Lescun is three miles from the main road at a height of 3,000 feet.
Her injuries are consistent with a fall from a great height.
The aircraft began to lose height.
She couldn’t see the road because of the height of the wall (=because it was too high).
Steve could not become a pilot because of his height (=because he was not tall enough).
At the height of the violence, neighbour was killing neighbour.
It is the height of irresponsibility to make such comments.
Jeans were once again the height of fashion.
The excitement was at its height.
A battalion had captured the heights above the beach.
Dave was trying to overcome his fear of heights.
This is the British English definition of height. View American English definition of height.
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