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patricianadjective

uk   us   /pəˈtrɪʃ.ən/ formal
of or like a ​person of high ​socialrank
patrician
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of patrician from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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patriciannoun [C]

 /pəˈtrɪʃ·ən/
a ​person of high ​socialclass: She is ​descended from a ​longline of patricians world history In ​ancient Rome, a patrician was a ​member of one of the ​families of ​originalcitizens of the ​city
(Definition of patrician from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Traditional) 貴族的…
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