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overclass

overclass

noun over·class \ˈō-vər-ˌklas\

Definition of OVERCLASS

:  the highest social stratum :  the segment of a society usually having the most wealth, influence, education, and prestige —called also underclass

First Known Use of OVERCLASS

1982

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