upper ten

upper ten
noun or upper ten thousand
: the members of the highest social class : upper class

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upper ten (thousand) noun
The richest or most influential class
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Main Entry:up

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upper ten, works
see upper a. 20, 21.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Upper ten — Upper Up per, a.; comp. of {Up}. Being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in place, position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper house of a legislature. [1913 Webster] {The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upper Ten — Up|per Ten 〈[ ʌ̣pə(r) tɛ̣n] Pl.; geh.〉 die oberen Zehntausend [<engl. upper ten (thousand) „die oberen Zehn(tausend)“] * * * Up|per|ten, (auch:) Up|per Ten [ ʌpə tɛn] <Pl.> [engl., gek. aus: upper ten thousand] (bildungsspr.): die oberen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Upper Ten — Up|per Ten [ʌpə tɛn] die (Plur.) <aus gleichbed. engl. upper ten, gekürzt aus upper ten thousand> die oberen Zehntausend, Oberschicht …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Upper ten — (the Upper ten) Bourgoisiet, det fine selskab …   Danske encyklopædi

  • upper ten — top ten, ten highest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Upper ten thousand — Upper Up per, a.; comp. of {Up}. Being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in place, position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper house of a legislature. [1913 Webster] {The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upper ten thousand — was a term used in the late 19th century to denote Britain s ruling elite; those rich and landed persons and families, titled and untitled, who were thought to control the vast majority of the country s political and financial system. This term… …   Wikipedia

  • upper ten (thousand) — noun The richest or most influential class ● up …   Useful english dictionary

  • upper ten thousand — noun see upper ten * * * upper ten (thousand) noun The richest or most influential class • • • Main Entry: ↑up …   Useful english dictionary

  • Upper — Up per, a.; comp. of {Up}. Being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in place, position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper house of a legislature. [1913 Webster] {The upper… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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