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British English: /hʌɪt/
American English: /haɪt/

Translation of height in German:


  • 1
    Höhe Fem.
    (of person, animal, building) Größe Fem.
    lose height (Aviat)
    an Höhe verlieren
    be three metres in height
    drei Meter hoch sein
    at a height of three metres
    in einer Höhe von drei Metern
    be six feet in height (Person)
    1,80 m groß sein
    what is your height?
    wie groß sind Sie?
  • 2usu. in pl. (high place)the heights
    die Anhöhe
    be afraid of heights
    nicht schwindelfrei sein
    height of land (American English) (Geography)
    Wasserscheide Fem.
  • 3 [figurative] (highest point)
    Höhepunkt Mask.
    at the height of one's fame
    auf dem Gipfel seines Ruhms
    the height of luxury
    das Nonplusultra an Luxus
    the height of folly
    der Gipfel der Dummheit
    at the height of summer
    im Hochsommer
    fashion 1 2

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