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gentry
American English: /ˈdʒɛntri/
British English: /ˈdʒɛntri/

Translation of gentry in Spanish:

noun

  • (+ singular or plural verb)
    pequeña nobleza (feminine)
    the landed gentry
    la aristocracia terrateniente
    Example sentences
    • The survival of the old elites extended to the gentry and petty nobility.
    • The dissolution of the monasteries strengthened the influence of the gentry and nobility and the shire became famous for its landed estates.
    • The source of ruling-class opposition was a distinct sector of the class, the landed gentry, and was perfectly rational in basis.

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