noblesse oblige
  • (British) IPA: /nəʊˌblɛs ɒˈbliːʒ/
  • (America) IPA: /noʊˌblɛs əˈbliʒ/

noblesse oblige (uncountable)

  1. The honourable obligation that is the responsibility of those of high rank; in American English this often includes the expectation of benevolent actions such as helping those less fortunate.
  • French: noblesse oblige
  • German: Adel verpflichtet qual phrase
  • Italian: noblesse oblige
  • Portuguese: noblesse oblige
  • Russian: нобле́с обли́ж
  • Spanish: nobleza obliga

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