Meaning of “aristocrat” in the English Dictionary

"aristocrat" in British English

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aristocratnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈær.ɪ.stə.kræt/ us /ˈer.ə.stə.kræt/

a person of high social rank who belongs to the aristocracy:

Many aristocrats were killed in the French Revolution.
adjective uk /ˌær.ɪ.stəˈkræt.ɪk/ us /ˌer.ə.stəˈkræt̬.ɪk/

an aristocratic family

(Definition of “aristocrat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)