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non-U

adjective uk   /ˌnɒnˈjuː/  us   /ˌnɑːn-/ UK old-fashioned
Behaviour or ways of speaking that are non-U would not be considered acceptable by people of high social class.
Translations of “non-U”
in Chinese (Traditional) (行為或說話方式)上層階級所不能接受的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (行为或说话方式)不合于上层阶级的意愿…
(Definition of non-U from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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