Definition of upper class in English:

upper class

Syllabification: up·per class

noun

[treated as singular or plural]
  • The social group that has the highest status in society, especially the aristocracy.
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    • The society is made up of the wealthy upper class, the middle class, and the working or lower class.
    • Libertarians, of course, are primarily from the middle to upper classes of society.
    • The problem is that the upper classes in this society over-consume more than anybody else.

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