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English definition of “the beau monde”

the beau monde

noun [U]     /ˌbəʊˈmɒnd/ US  /ˌboʊˈmɑːnd/ old-fashioned
the people in a particular society who are rich and fashionableWealthy people
(Definition of the beau monde noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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