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clerisy

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intellectuals considered as a social class
  • a society lacking a well-established clerisy with a strong commitment to democratic ideals

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  • booboisie
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The first known use of clerisy was in 1818

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“Clerisy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clerisy. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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