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august

adjective uk   /ɔːˈɡʌst/ us    /ɑː-/ formal
having great importance and especially of the highest social class: the society's august patron, the Duke of NorfolkImportant people and describing important peopleFamous peopleWealthy people
(Definition of august adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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