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noblesse oblige
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the obligation or responsibility of those of privilege to be honorable and generous towards those who are less privileged (often used ironically)
  • Speaking judiciously, as one related to the church by marriage, Mrs. Warren gave verdict: "I'm sure we're all heartily in accord with Mrs. Kennicott in feeling that wherever genuine poverty is encountered, it is not only noblesse oblige but a joy to fulfil our duty to the less fortunate ones.
    Chapter 11 (86% in)

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