one's betters

idiom

somewhat old-fashioned
: people who are more important or who have a higher social position
His parents always told him to respect his betters.

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“One's betters.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%27s%20betters. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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