Translation for 'nobility' from English to Portuguese
NOUN1   a nobility | nobilities
NOUN2   nobility [quality] | -
SYNO aristocracy | grandeur | magnanimousness | ...
nobreza {f}nobility
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Translation for 'nobility' from English to Portuguese

nobreza {f}
Usage Examples English
  • Historians divide the Danish nobility into two categories: ancient nobility (...) and letter nobility (...) based on the way they achieved nobility.
  • The nobility of the historical regions of modern Belarus, which comprise parts of Lithuania propria and White Ruthenia, were a historical part of the Lithuanian nobility and Ruthenian nobility in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
  • The terms sword nobility (...) and robe nobility (...) refer to the nobility before and after 1660, respectively.
  • Persons who are closely related to peers are also more correctly described as gentry than as nobility, since the latter term, in the modern British Isles, is synonymous with "peer".
  • After the Partitions of Poland (1772–95) the Polish state ceased to exist. Some Polish notables received titles of Russian nobility, Prussian nobility or Austrian nobility.

  • Polish nobility is not like any other nobility. One is they don't get letters of patents from a king, the state can not remove nobility, the nobility is given full title to all decedents, male and female if they follow the rules of the nobility.
  • in the Danish nobility and in the Norwegian nobility, [...] ([...] is used orally, while it is written as [...]) in the Swedish nobility, and [...] in the nobility of Finland.
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