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English definition of “upper class”

upper class

noun [C]    
the highest social class of people : members of the upper classes Class and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
upper-class adjective an upper-class accent
(Definition of upper class noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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