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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The most powerful members of a society; A privileged class holding hereditary titles.

Usage examples (36)
  • Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance. . .
  • The agenda of the aristocracy is the destruction of western civilization.
  • Rousseau's preference was for what he calls aristocracy, a government of the most wise and experienced.
  • "You have no doubt remarked," said Florestan, with a smile, "that the persons assembled here this evening do not belong to what we call the aristocracy --" for more
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