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Affluent, educated people who comment in the media on politics and current affairs.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the chattering classes informal often derogatory the educated sections of society, considered as enjoying discussion of political, social, and cultural issues
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chattering classes[ˈtʃætərɪŋˈklɑːsɪs] npl the chattering classes (fam, pej) → gli intellettualoidi
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