high society

noun
society ( def 9 ).

Origin:
1915–20

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high society
 
n
a.  the upper classes, esp when fashionable
 b.  (as modifier): her high-society image

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Example sentences
By the second half of the century, a more serious and emotional atmosphere
  began to predominate in high society.
Financial fraud is the crime of choice for arrivistes, insecure dreamers with a
  yearning eye for high society.
His monthly column provided a glimpse inside high society, and captivated
  readers.
Horse accidents are always upsetting, but especially when they shatter the
  sense of imperviousness and insulation of high society.
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