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the ruling classnoun [S]

uk   us   (also ruling classes [plural])
the most ​powerfulpeople in a ​country
(Definition of the ruling class from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the ruling class”
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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