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well born

Syllabification: well born

Definition of well born in English:

adjective

From a noble or wealthy family.
Example sentences
  • A high-caste, well-born, English-educated lawyer had voluntarily chosen to give up power and position and live the life of an Indian peasant.
  • It was also optimistic and in this way at least egalitarian, the moral sense and common sense being shared by all men and not merely the educated and well-born.
  • What does come through, not altogether attractively, is a steely determination in these well-born girls to stick with their own kind.

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