Height

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Definition

the height: the tallness, the stature the altitude; the highest point
noun
I'm afraid of heights is an expression which means 'I suffer from vertigo'.
heights can also be used to refer to neighborhoods situated high above sea level: Crown Heights, Shaker Heights, Monterey Heights.

The height of Mount Everest is 8,848 meters. It's the tallest mountain in the world.
My height is 6 feet 2 inches. I'm quite tall for my age.

Pronunciation examples
UK: This company is capable of reaching the greatest heights.
US: My height is 6 foot 2 inches.
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Examples

  • "This year's conference will take place in the Kennedy Suite at the Boston Heights Conference Center (Boston, Massachusetts) on the 21st of August, 2010."
  • "Height: 1m60"
  • "I am confident that by working together we can reach new heights in customer service!"
  • "Reaching new heights in budget air travel"
  • "I earn a six-figure salary, I'm a former model, and have my own two-bedroom apartment in Pacific Heights."
  • "My goal is to further develop my talents in the customer service field, and I am confident that by working together we can reach new heights in telephone customer service."
  • "The ceiling height is 14 feet, and the apartment comes fully furnished."
  • "21 Sutro Heights Avenue"
  • "Address: APARTMENT B, 21 SUTRO HEIGHTS AVENUE, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94121"
  • "Merced Heights: 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom Spacious Condo"

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