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Synonyms for noblesse

noble rank or status by birth

Synonyms for noblesse

the state of being of noble birth


members of the nobility (especially of the French nobility)

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Bahamdan worked hard over the first few fences, fully aware of the time pressure and needed to be settled into double combination and took control of Noblesse who responded magnificently.
n Communities in which a corporation has offices, plants, or other facilities stand to lose a significant corporate citizen, employer, and taxpayer when the company's leaders fail to understand or choose to ignore noblesse oblige.
ONF Editor Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson, MN, RN, eloquently challenged us with noblesse oblige, which means that with wealth, power, and prestige come social responsibilities.
This intellectual French aristocrat from 'the middle rank of the Norman noblesse' remains the foremost analyst of American democracy.
He was a gentleman, a man of privilege, but he served in the enlisted ranks as an act of noblesse oblige.
Les origines de la 'noblesse' et de la chevalerie", Compte-rendus de l'Academie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres (1985), 186-200; Naissance de la noblesse (Paris: Fayard, 1998).
"The next possible race for her is at Cork on June 18 (the Noblesse Stakes).
Noblesse oblige, as the lady seafarer aboard this very classy-looking pleasure cruiser regally waves to three crewmen aboard this working barge.
Now, celebrating 60 years since its founding, the Philharmonia still has plenty of majesty, but some plebeian elements have appeared, too, despite the concept of noblesse oblige.
"Faire les noces": Le mariage de la noblesse francaise (1375-1475).
has formed an exclusive partnership with Balta Broadloom to sell and distribute Balta's Noblesse wool carpet program.
Often universities approach work with school districts with a sense of noblesse oblige, and school districts enter partnerships with cynicism about the "ivory tower" approach to leadership.
Right Key could be supplemented for the Darley Irish Oaks after landing the Group Three Kerry Group EBF Noblesse Stakes at Cork yesterday.
This is in large part because of Berenty's founders, the de Healumes, who entered the land as colonizers but epitomize noblesse oblige.
Then and now there are liberal-minded individuals, people who adhere to the principle of noblesse oblige and fight for the independence of the professionals they employ.