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aristocracy

noun [C]  us   /ˌær·əˈstɑk·rə·si/
a class of people of high social rank politics & government An aristocracy is also a government ruled by or consisting of people of a high social class.
aristocrat
noun [C]  us   /əˈrɪs·təˌkræt, ˈær·ə·stə-/
a prep-school-educated American aristocrat
aristocratic
adjective [gradable]  us   /əˌrɪs·təˈkræt̬·ɪk, ˌær·ə·stə-/
His aristocratic manner alienated many voters.
Translations of “aristocracy”
in Arabic الأرُستُقراطيّة…
in Korean 귀족 계급…
in Malaysian golongan bangsawan…
in French aristocratie…
in Turkish aristokrasi…
in Italian aristocrazia…
in Russian аристократия…
in Polish arystokracja…
in Vietnamese tầng lớp quí tộc…
in Spanish aristocracia…
in Portuguese aristocracia…
in Thai ชนชั้นสูง…
in German die Aristokratie…
in Catalan aristocràcia…
in Japanese 貴族階級, 上流階級…
in Indonesian ningrat, aristokrasi, keningratan…
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