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well-born

adj (well born when postpositive)
having been born into a wealthy or upper-class family
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well-born

[ˌwelˈbɔːn] ADJbien nacido
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Born in 1550, in the North Wales town of Denbigh, Thomas was one of four brothers, and from an early age his enthusiasm for life seems to have been guided by that Tudor Zeitgeist which motivated the able, well-born young men of the age.
Taffs Well-born, award-winning screenwriter and film director Christopher Monger got in touch from his home in LA.
In Colorado in the 1800s, Jay Cavendish (Smit-McPhee) is a 16 year-old well-born Scot, saved from vicious bounty hunters by Silas Selleck (Fassbender) who agrees to help him find his teenage Scottish love.
Through the 20th and into the 21st centuries opposition to consumerism remained almost exclusively the domain of well-born do-gooders, often finding its voice in claims that advertisers create in common folk "artificial" desires for "useless" luxuries and "mindless" entertainment.
Kate starred in the school production as Eliza Doolittle, a flower girl who took speech lessons so that she could pass as a well-born lady.
Even a well-born dame wouldn't have had the vote unless she was over 30.
He leaves behind Valerie - his Taffs Well-born wife of 56 years - and their three children Ceri, Sian and Gareth.
Well-born guests who arrived in winter, travelled over the snow in sleighs lined with red satin wearing furs and diamonds probably designed by the St.
Like many well-born men with a social conscience," he maintains in one passage, "Roosevelt liked to think that he empathized with the poor.
This powerful but flexible tool even allowed less well-born individuals to bring forward their concerns.
What distinguishes him from others equally well-born is the degree of guilt he experiences in the contradictions between the radical positions he holds and the divan he occupies on the social hierarchy.
It is hardly surprising that he became a source of special fascination to the prolific pioneer of gentleman spy fiction, the Scottish novelist, John Buchan, who incorporated elements of Lawrence into one of his best-known characters, the well-born master of disguise, Sandy Arbuthnot.