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Word of the Day 02/14/17 Noblesse Oblige

Noblesse Oblige (noun)
noblesse oblige [noh-bles oh-bleezh; French naw-bles aw-bleezh]


noun
1. the moral obligation of those of high birth, powerful social position, etc., to act with honor, kindliness, generosity, etc.



Origin: 1830-40; < French: literally, nobility obliges

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