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  1. upper class

    • IPA[ˈəpər klas]

    美式

    • n.
      the economic group with the greatest wealth and power in society
    • adj.
      relating to or characteristic of the upper class
    • noun: upper class, plural noun: upper classes

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. the economic group with the greatest wealth and power in society it is important that the children of the upper class attend the “right” school foppish fashions that came and went in the upper classes

    形容詞

    • 1. relating to or characteristic of the upper class the house of an upper-class family in Santa Barbara, California
    • n.
      the economic group between the upper and the middle class made up of well-paid professionals, ... the growth of white-collar employment has accounted for the expansion of the upper middle class the social pattern of marrying later in life had originally been confined to the upper middle classes
    • adj.
      relating to or characteristic of the upper middle class: she seemed a typical product of her upper-middle-class background

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the social group between the upper and the middle class: the growth of white-collar employment has accounted for the expansion of the upper middle class the social pattern of marrying later in life had originally been confined to the upper middle classes
    • adj.
      relating to or characteristic of the upper middle class: she seemed a typical product of her upper-middle-class background

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ʌpə ˈklɑːs]

    英式

    • n.
      the social group that has the highest status in society, especially the aristocracy: it is important that the children of the upper class attend the ‘right’ school foppish fashions that came and went in the upper classes
    • adj.
      relating to or characteristic of the upper class: upper-class accents the house of an upper-class family

    Oxford Dictionary