hausser

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *altiāre, present active infinitive of *altiō, from Latin altus (high). Compare Catalan alçar, Italian alzare, Occitan alsar, aussar, Portuguese alçar, Romanian înălța, Romansch auzar, Spanish alzar. Compare hisser.

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hausser

  1. to raise
    Le gouvernement a haussé le prix du pétrole.
    The government has raised petrol prices.
  2. to shrug
    Il me disait qu'il ne savait pas, en haussant les épaules.
    He told me he didn't know, shrugging his shoulders.

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