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uk   /pəˈtrɪʃ.ən/ us   /pəˈtrɪʃ.ən/ formal
of or like a person of high social rank
noun [C] uk   us  
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patriciannoun [C]

a person of high social class: She is descended from a long line of patricians
world history In ancient Rome, a patrician was a member of one of the families of original citizens of the city
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