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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: aristocracy (0.00971 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to aristocracy.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: aristocracy aristokrasi, kebangsawanan, ningrat
English → English (WordNet) Definition: aristocracy aristocracy n 1: a privileged class holding hereditary titles [syn: nobility] 2: the most powerful members of a society [syn: gentry]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Aristocracy Aristocracy \Ar`is*toc"ra*cy\, n.; pl. Aristocracies. [Gr. ?; ? best + ? to be strong, to rule, ? strength; ? is perh. from the same root as E. arm, and orig. meant fitting: cf. F. aristocratie. See Arm, and Create, which is related to Gr. ?.] 1. Government by the best citizens. [1913 Webster] 2. A ruling body composed of the best citizens. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In the Senate Right not our quest in this, I will protest them To all the world, no aristocracy. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 3. A form a government, in which the supreme power is vested in the principal persons of a state, or in a privileged order; an oligarchy. [1913 Webster] The aristocracy of Venice hath admitted so many abuses, trough the degeneracy of the nobles, that the period of its duration seems approach. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 4. The nobles or chief persons in a state; a privileged class or patrician order; (in a popular use) those who are regarded as superior to the rest of the community, as in rank, fortune, or intellect. [1913 Webster]


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