upper-class


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Antonyms for upper-class

occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society

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The increased unethical tendencies of upper-class individuals are driven, in part, by their more favorable attitudes toward greed," said Paul Piff, a doctoral student in psychology at UC Berkeley and lead author of the paper.
The increased unethical tendencies of upper-class individuals are driven, in part, by their more favourable attitudes toward greed," said Paul Piff, a doctoral student in psychology at UC Berkeley and lead author of the study.
He also needs a cut-glass, upper-class, posh accent - or at least the ability to produce a very convincing one.
With this new acceptance of recreational, engaged reading, upper-class children had the chance to improve their skills as silent readers.
European history professor Deborah Hertz presents Jewish High Society In Old Regime Berlin, a definitive examination of upper-class Jews in Berlin during the latter half of the 1700's and the first half of the 1800's.
As for Fellowes, his feel for upper-class manners makes even the stodgiest exchanges ring true, and his instinct for just the right touch of wicked character humor lends the piece more vibrance than it has any right to.
Overall, 48 percent of cinematic smokers appeared, by the viewer's judgment, to be from a low socioeconomic class, while 23 percent seemed middle-class and 11 percent seemed to be upper-class.
In addition, Drexel will encourage its upper-class students in the School of Education to come up with novel applications for the iPod via a contest in which the winner will take home an iPod.
An intriguing specialty collection especially recommended for the fan of British upper-class commentary.
Air Force ROTC does an excellent job of developing character in college students by creating solid lesson plans (containing core values, discipline, professionalism, and self-discipline lessons/case studies), by the positive influences of cadre members, upper-class cadets, and peer cadets, by providing a family environment and structure, and with outstanding monetary rewards.
VIRGIN boss Sir Richard Branson yesterday pledged to steal pounds 100mof business from arch rival British Airways with his new upper-class service.
Unlike Mary Poppins or Maria von Trapp, millions of these women have left their own families and children to care for the youngsters, parents, and households of middle- and upper-class professionals in far-away places with strange sounding names.
The current nationwide system of governmental CPS agencies can trace its roots to 1880, when upper-class Protestants formed charitable organizations to rescue' maltreated children.
Despite their mission to serve people of "modest means," credit unions in the six-county Chicago region serve fewer poor than middle- and upper-class households, according to a report by the Chicago-based Woodstock Institute, which analyzes how financial policies impact communities.
Specifically, it is produced by the dilemma of relative power that continues to discomfort white middle- and upper-class Christians in the U.