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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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in Chinese (Simplified) 统治阶级,统治阶层…
in Chinese (Traditional) 統治階級,統治階層…
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