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adjective mainly literary lofty pronunciation in British English /ˈlɒfti/
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  1. 1
    a lofty building or structure is very tall
    The town hall’s lofty tower dates from the fourteenth century.
  2. 2
    lofty aims or principles deserve to be admired because they are based on high moral standards
    Few people can meet his lofty standards.
    lofty ideals/ambitions

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