upper classnoun [ S, + sing/pl verb ]uk /ˌʌp.ə ˈklɑːs/ us /ˌʌp.ɚ ˈklæs/ also the upper classes [ plural ]
adjective uk /ˌʌp.əˈklɑːs/ us /-ɚˈklæs/
She comes from a very upper-class family.
(Definition of “upper class” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
(Definition of “upper class” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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