Noun(1) a privileged class holding hereditary titles(2) the most powerful members of a society
(1) The tremendous pressure placed on Louisville workers to cater to the horse aristocracy was not limited to industries in direct contact with race fans.(2) In large towns, it tended to act as a collaborating class, offering the aristocracy and the upper middle class the means of power in exchange for recognition and status.(3) The two could no longer coexist and it was therefore a class struggle between the Southern slaveholding aristocracy and the Northern capitalist democracy.(4) But the structure created is one again of an aristocracy of corporate executives, with the majority of ├ö├ç├┐opportunity├ö├ç├û the ability to sell your labor.(5) members of the aristocracy(6) Oddly enough, the benefits he conferred upon the common people had the result of weakening the aristocracy , the social class from which he came.(7) Nor, despite their republicanism, did they seek the destruction of aristocracy .(8) Corporate people are capitalism's new aristocracy .(9) A great many collectors from the upper aristocracy or rich middle classes called on her skill.(10) Some openly praised the virtues of aristocracy, though they made clear that they opposed hereditary aristocracy .(11) In a society organized according to hierarchical caste, land was controlled by the aristocracy , and the lower classes rented, borrowed, or worked the land according to a sharecropping system.(12) Towering over the viewer, it is an imposing icon, with a size and status which at the time would have been customary for portraits of the aristocracy or gentry.(13) Although he is descended from Russian aristocracy , he was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth.(14) Aristotle pointed out in his book of lectures The Politics and in his studies of constitutions that aristocracy as an ideal too often degenerated into either oligarchy, the rule of the powerful, or plutocracy, the rule of the rich.(15) Tolstoy foresaw the end of the aristocracy in Russian society.(16) This makes William Wallace less of an historical oddity for not being a member of the aristocracy when he staged his famous rebellion.
(1) landed aristocracy :: nakalapag na aristokrasya
1. nobility ::
2. gentry ::
1. proletariat ::
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