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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishparvenupar‧ve‧nu /ˈpɑːvənjuː $ ˈpɑːrvənuː/ noun [countable]  formal old-fashionedCLASS IN SOCIETY an insulting word for someone from a low social position who has suddenly become rich and powerful
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parvenuIt was a newcomer, almost a parvenu, the creation of refugees and pirates.
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