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aristocratic

[ uh-ris-tuh-krat-ik, ar-uh-stuh- ]
/ əˌrɪs təˈkræt ɪk, ˌær ə stə- /
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adjective
of or relating to government by an aristocracy.
belonging to or favoring the aristocracy.
characteristic of an aristocrat; having the manners, values, or qualities associated with the aristocracy: aristocratic bearing; aristocratic snobbishness.
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Also a·ris·to·crat·i·cal .

Origin of aristocratic

1595–1605; <Greek aristokratikós pertaining to aristocracy; see -ic

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How to use aristocratic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for aristocratic

aristocratic
/ (ˌærɪstəˈkrætɪk) /

adjective
relating to or characteristic of aristocracy or an aristocrat
elegant or stylish in appearance and behaviour

Derived forms of aristocratic

aristocratically, adverb
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