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gentry

gen·try

gentry

 
 
pronunciation:
jen tri
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Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: people who come from families of high social standing.
She'd grown up among the gentry and felt perfectly comfortable in the posh country club.
similar words:
society
definition 2: in England, members of the upper middle class just below the nobility.
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