Definition of overclass in English:

overclass

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noun

  • A privileged, wealthy, or powerful section of society: [as modifier]: a degree from an Ivy League school is an almost indispensable credential of overclass membership
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    • One beef I do have with radical history is that it often forces everything it touches into the same underclass versus overclass mould.
    • The emergence of the overclass means that lots of people can enjoy the security of being liberated from necessity and the freedom to pursue happiness.
    • Well, it's the overclass that is the dishonest, criminal and corrupt burden on society.

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