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Definition of noblesse oblige noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

noblesse oblige

 noun
noun
NAmE//noʊˌblɛs əˈbliʒ//
 
[uncountable] (from French)
 
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the idea that people who have special advantages of wealth, etc. should help other people who do not have these advantages
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: noblesse oblige