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[ ˌaɹɪstˈɒkɹəsi], [ ˌaɹɪstˈɒkɹəsi], [ ˌa_ɹ_ɪ_s_t_ˈɒ_k_ɹ_ə_s_i]

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The word "aristocracy" is derived from the ancient Greek ἀριστοκρατία, aristokratia. Originally, it meant rule by the aristocracy, which consisted of the wealthy class of citizens. Over time, the word aristocrat came to mean the rule of the best people, regardless of their wealth. This is still the definition used today.

There are two types of aristocracies. The first is the classical aristocracy. This type of aristocracy is based on wealth and birth.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      elite.

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