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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Usually singular in construction - class of nobility (historic).

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  • It nurtures a sense of distance from the dominant illusions and delusions that may infect even aristoi.
  • They thought that if there should be any sort of an "aristoi" it should be based on merit, and change from generation to generation.
  • When the power elite, aristoi/aretes say conservatism its in the old sense of monarchs.
  • This is what Aristotle understands by an "aristocratic" constitution: literally, the rule of the aristoi, i.e., best persons. for more
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