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the upper crust

noun [S, + sing/pl verb] uk   us   informal
people who have the highest social position and are usually rich: Many treasures were brought back to Britain because its upper crust was wealthy and liked travelling abroad.
Translations of “the upper crust”
in Chinese (Traditional) 上層社會的成員…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上层社会的成员…
(Definition of the upper crust from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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