Definition of noblesse oblige noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


noblesse oblige

BrE BrE//nəʊˌbles əˈbliːʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//noʊˌbles əˈbliːʒ//
[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 American Dictionary entry: noblesse oblige