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elevation

el·e·va·tion

elevation

 
pronunciation:
e l veI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the height to which something rises or is raised, or its height above sea level or ground level.
Those houses would be safe during a flood, because they are at a high elevation.
 
synonyms:
altitude, height
definition 2: the act of raising, or the condition of being raised.
The elevation of the roof for the new house took three days.
synonyms:
heightening, lift
similar words:
advancement, improvement, promotion, rise
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