Meaning of “the ruling class” in the English Dictionary

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"the ruling class" in British English

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the ruling classnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌruː.lɪŋ ˈklɑːs/ us /ˌruː.lɪŋ ˈklæs/ also ruling classes [ plural ]

the most powerful people in a country

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

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