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hauteur

[hoh-tur; French oh-tœr] /hoʊˈtɜr; French oʊˈtœr/
noun
1.
haughty manner or spirit; arrogance.
Origin of hauteur
1620-1630
1620-30; < French, equivalent to haut high (see haughty) + -eur -or1
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hauteur

/əʊˈtɜː/
noun
1.
pride; haughtiness
Word Origin
C17: from French, from haut high; see haughty
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n.

1620s, from French hauteur "haughtiness, arrogance," literally "height," from Old French hauture (12c.) "height, loftiness; grandeur, majesty," from haut (see haught).

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