aristocratic

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From French aristocratique, from Ancient Greek ἀριστοκρατικός (aristokratikos).

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aristocratic (comparative more aristocratic, superlative most aristocratic)

  1. Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men.
    An aristocratic constitution.
  2. Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or originating with, the aristocracy.
    An aristocratic measure.
    Aristocratic pride or manners.

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