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the gentry

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˈdʒen.tri/
people of high social class, especially in the past: a member of the landed gentry (= those who own a lot of land)
Translations of “the gentry”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)上流社會人士,紳士階層…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)上流社会人士,绅士阶层…
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