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arriviste

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌær.iːˈviːst/ disapproving
a person who is trying to move into a higher class in society
Translations of “arriviste”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一心想發跡者, 削尖腦袋向上爬的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一心想发迹者, 削尖脑袋向上爬的人…
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