one's elders and betters

plural noun

chiefly British
: people who are older and more important
You should respect your elders and betters.

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“One's elders and betters.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%27s%20elders%20and%20betters. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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