"Old money" nghĩa là gì?

Boulton, Watt, Murdoch gold leaf statue. Photo courtesy Elliott Brown.

'Old money' nghĩa là những dòng họ, gia tộc giàu có nhiều đời (established, inherited wealth; those whose families have been wealthy for many generations).

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