French translation of 'nobility'
1. (quality) noblesse f
2. (= nobles) noblesse f
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As a result, many gentry and nobility families abandoned their country houses for large parts of the autumn and winter.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
But the political power of the nobility finally declined.World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)
Because the nobility of character and action once sent into the world does not return again empty.TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)
The sons of the nobility and gentry were counselled to "Consort yourself with gentlemen of your own rank and quality.HISTORY PLAY: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe (2004)
The Scottish nobility knew all about managing the power of a monarch with worrying ideas in matters of religion.The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)
Music of the highest nobility crawled forth like toothpaste squeezed from an unending tube.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There is a nobility to these characters.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The parade was crowded with nobility and gentry, and I had to pull past them in this ridiculous fashion.Three Men in a Boat (1889)
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'nobility' in Other Languages
British English: nobility NOUN
The nobility of a society are all the people who have titles and belong to a high social class.
They married into the nobility.
Translation of nobility from the Collins English to French Dictionary