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The rich and the well-born, according to the Federalist Papers, was greatly feared by the founders.
John Jay Hooker

Meaning of "well-born" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WELL-BORN

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WELL-BORN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Well-Born is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WELL-BORN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of well-born in the English dictionary

The definition of well-born in the dictionary is having been born into a wealthy or upper-class family.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WELL-BORN

well-armed
well-arranged
well-assorted
well-attended
well-attested
well-aware
well-baby clinic
well-balanced
well-behaved
well-blessed
well-bred
well-brought-up
well-built
well-chosen
well-clothed
well-concealed
well-conditioned
well-conducted
well-connected
well-considered

WORDS THAT END LIKE WELL-BORN

born
country-born
Dearborn
earthborn
first born
first-born
foreign-born
highborn
inborn
last-born
native-born
natural-born
newborn
Paderborn
reborn
stillborn
stubborn
to the manner born
true-born
unborn

Synonyms and antonyms of well-born in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «well-born» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WELL-BORN

Find out the translation of well-born to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of well-born from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «well-born» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

出身名门
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bien nacidos
570 millions of speakers

English

well-born
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अच्छी तरह से जन्मे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ولد جيدا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хорошо родился
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bem-nascidos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুজাত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bien né
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kelahiran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gut geboren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

よく生まれ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잘 탄생
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apik banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sanh trong gia đình lương thiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நன்கு பிறந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुप्रसिद्ध
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

soylu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di buona famiglia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dobrze urodzony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

добре народився
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bine -născut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καλά γεννηθεί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

goed gebore
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

väl födda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

godt født
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of well-born

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WELL-BORN»

The term «well-born» is regularly used and occupies the 82.855 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WELL-BORN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about well-born

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QUOTES WITH «WELL-BORN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word well-born.
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John Jay Hooker
The rich and the well-born, according to the Federalist Papers, was greatly feared by the founders.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WELL-BORN»

Discover the use of well-born in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to well-born and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Being Well-Born; an Introduction to Eugenics
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Michael F. B. 1874 Guyer, 2010
2
The Right to Be Well Born
The writing of this book has afforded him pleasure in his leisure moments, and that pleasure would be much increased if he knew that the perusal of it would create any bond of sympathy between himself and the angling community in general.
W. E. D. Stokes, 2008
3
Being Well-Born: An Introduction to Heredity and Eugenics
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Michael Frederic Guyer, 2012
4
The Right to Be Well Born; Or, Horse Breeding in Its ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition.
William Earl Dodge Stokes, 2013
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The Right of the Child to Be Well Born...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
George Ellsworth Dawson, 2012
6
Arab Education in Israel
An interesting phenomenon is that the well-born young parent — like the not well -born elder one — approves of the equality of opportunity in school, but also with reservations. He belongs to the well-born group which, were it not for the ...
Sami Khalil Marʼi, 1978
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The Nobility of Holland: From Knights to Regents, 1500-1650
in the middle ages there were two groups, both called 'well-born': first, the free fanners who could trace their descent from the pre-feudal nobility; and second, the knighdy feudal nobility, which consisted pardy of descendants of the same ...
H. F. K. Nierop, 1993
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The Rigveda
with wealth and giving, but here very little attention is given to any other aspect of the goddess. The tone is set by the increasingly monotonous refrain: “o well-born lady, liberal with horses.” Several patrons are named in the first verses (1–3), ...
‎2014
9
The Pamphleteer
Barons High-well- born. Counsellors, Professors, ^ Physicians, Judges, > Well- born. Clergymen, Burgomasters, &c. ) Surgeons Apothecaries, I Noble-born. Merchants, shopkeepers, Sic. J An English gentleman, at a German court, having  ...
‎1824
10
The Pamphleteer
In process of time, the title noble-born fell so low, that even the higher plebeians became ashamed of it ; and they were indulged by the court with a new style, well -born, which, without encroaching on the gentry, distinguished them from their ...
Abraham John Valpy, 1824

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« EDUCALINGO. Well-Born [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/well-born>. Jul 2020 ».
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