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haute

[oht] /oʊt/
adjective
1.
high-class or high-toned; fancy:
an haute restaurant that attracts a monied crowd.
2.
high; elevated; upper.
Also, haut [oh; especially before a vowel oht] /oʊ; especially before a vowel oʊt/ (Show IPA).
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; generalized from haute couture, haute cuisine, etc.; < French, feminine of haut literally, high; see haughty
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