of or relating to government by an .
belonging to or favoring the .
characteristic of an ; having the manners, values, or qualities associated with the :
aristocratic bearing; aristocratic snobbishness.
Both ladies share commonalities in their beauty—Betty was a model when she met Draper, and Daisy was the aristocratic head-turner.
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Most famously there is Alina Fernández, the daughter of the aristocratic beauty Natalia Revuelta.
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Aquiline nose, face long and aristocratic, voice deep and vibrant.
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In truth, the Cameron-Osborne-Johnson ascendancy represents not a continuation of aristocratic rule, rather a restoration.
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To casting directors, Fellowes was an obvious choice for an aristocratic Scottish landowner or even a British royal.
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You will rent a furnished apartment in some aristocratic quarter.
Mrs. Raffles John Kendrick Bangs
“I seem to have aristocratic neighbors, anyhow,” observed Mrs. Barnes.
Thankful’s Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
The aristocratic party in England, see this plainly enough, and I do not propose to endeavor to pull the wool over their eyes.
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Cousin Percy’s cheeks had lost something of their aristocratic pallor.
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Naturally, there arose much jealousy between the gilds and the aristocratic companies, which exclusively ruled the republic.
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relating to or characteristic of aristocracy or an aristocrat
elegant or stylish in appearance and behaviour
c.1600, “pertaining to aristocracy,” from French aristocratique, from Greek aristokratikos “belonging to the rule of the best,” from aristokratia (see aristocracy). Meaning “grand, stylish” is from 1845.
for or used in the prevention or treatment of : an anticancer drug. Contemporary Examples We are still relying on surgery, chemotherapy and other anticancer drugs, and radiation, just as we did 40 years ago. Are We Wasting Billions Seeking a Cure for Cancer? Margaret I. Cuomo October 1, 2012 One of the donors is […]
an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth. Contemporary Examples The first half of the book is concerned about the science of happiness and […]
a person who has , especially extensive , invested in business enterprises. an advocate of . a very wealthy person. Contemporary Examples When industry and farming were nationalized post-1917, it wasn’t a good time to be a capitalist. An Oscar Winner’s Secret History Henry Louis Gates, Jr. October 13, 2010 In South Korea, she also […]
pertaining to or ; founded on or believing in : a capitalistic system. Contemporary Examples We have a very global economy, human nature—it’s a capitalistic economy. Auletta and Cohan Discuss Greed and Geithner The Daily Beast April 22, 2009 More than half of Jordanians, Egyptians, Tunisians, and Lebanese respond favorably about our capitalistic model. Obama’s […]