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Pronunciation: /hoːx/
also: höherPronunciation: /ˈhøːɐ/, höchst…Pronunciation: /ˈhøːçst…/


  • 7 (Mathematik)vier hoch zwei
    four to the power [of] two
    four squared
  • 9 (auf dem Höhepunkt)das hohe Mittelalter
    the High Middle Ages
  • 10in das ist mir zu hoch [informal]
    that's beyond me
    that went over my head


  • 4 (dem Rang nach oben)etwas hoch und heilig versprechen
    promise something faithfully
    hoch hinauswollen [informal]
    have great ambitions
    zu hoch hinauswollen [informal]
    aim too high
    be too ambitious
    hoch gestellt
    in a high position
    important (person)
    hoch stehend
    of high standing
    geistig hoch stehend
    intellectually distinguished
    of high intellect
    sittlich hoch stehend
  • 6 (zeitlich fortgeschritten)hoch in den Siebzigern
    well into his/her seventies
  • 8 (in Wendungen)das Herz höher schlagen lassen
    make somebody's heart beat faster
    es ging hoch her
    things were pretty lively
    sie kamen drei Mann hoch
    three of them came
    there were three of them
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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: Ho̲ch

Neutrum Hochs, Hochs

  • 1 (Hochruf)ein [dreifaches] Hoch auf jemanden ausbringen
    give three cheers for somebody
    ein Hoch dem Gastgeber!
    three cheers for the host!
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