the gentry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the gentrynoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈdʒen.tri/
people of high ​socialclass, ​especially in the past: a ​member of the landed gentry (= those who own a lot of ​land)
(Definition of the gentry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)上流社会人士,绅士阶层…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)上流社會人士,紳士階層…
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