Aristocrat

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Social StatusPlay
The term is often associated with wealth and power within a hierarchical system. SlideAristocrats would typically own vast estates.
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Historical ContextPlay
In history, 'aristocrat' indicates a member of the ruling class or nobility, especially in Europe. SlideThe palace was once home to an influential aristocrat.
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Hereditary TitlePlay
'Aristocrat' may imply inheritance of position and privilege by birth, not personal achievement. SlideAs an aristocrat, she inherited the duchy from her father.