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Born to a genteel or aristocratic family.



1. born of a good, noble, or highly esteemed family.
2. the wellborn, wellborn persons collectively.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wellborn - of good or upper-class lineage; "a rich and wellborn husband"
upper-class - occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society


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On February 13, Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) officials notified Walter Wellborn Elementary and High Schools of plans to investigate a case of pulmonary tuberculosis identified in a Wellborn student.
US architect John Wellborn Root, who pioneerd steel framed buildings in Chicago, studied in Liveprool and was influenced by Ellis's work.
John brings extensive sales and marketing leadership experience in the kitchen and bath industry to Wellborn Forest Products.
750, Dallas, TX 75204 or to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Wellborn St, Dallas, TX 75219.
Understanding that today's banking customers are more connected than ever and access their accounts across multiple devices, we focused on designing a user-friendly, personalized experience with a familiar look across all digital touch points," says Gayle Wellborn, brand and digital executive.
And he made the wealthy character assigned to him acutely believable, unlike other character actors who could only pretend to be wellborn.
Gayle Wellborn, Brand and Digital executive at Ally Bank, said, 'The new online banking platform was an important undertaking in our ongoing commitment to provide customers with an outstanding banking experience.
Wellborn says the company will use a third-party organization to help part-time workers find insurance alternatives: "We are trying to balance the needs of [workers] as well as the costs of [workers] as well as the cost to Wal-Mart.
6 million McKesson Employees Federal Credit Union in an Francisco, will be recognized with the Tomorrow's Star Award, and Shon Wellborn, president/ CEO of the $66.
Chuck Wellborn, a former University of New Mexico student and longtime parishioner of the Newman Center, circulated an email to parishioners that echoes Davis' suspicions: "The Archbishop has made critical statements about our parish to others in the Archdiocese.
The self-system model of motivational development (SSMMD), developed by Skinner and colleagues (Skinner & Belmont, 1993; Skinner, Furrer, Marchand, & Kindermann, 2008) from the work of Connell and Wellborn (1991) and the self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 1985), is actually one of the most prominent models.
Klosters is here to cater for the rich, the famous, and the wellborn.