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aristocracy


aristocracy

noun

Definition of ARISTOCRACY

1
the highest class in a society <at one time in China only the aristocracy could own land>
2
individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class <membership in the society is reserved for the literary world's aristocracy>

February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
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