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    Can you explain "exclusive circle" to me?

    "Let him meet with a young woman once and he would approach her with an air of kindly familiarity... If he visited a department store it was to lounge familiarly over the counter and ask some leading question. In more exclusive circles, on the train or in waiting stations, he went slower. "

    I looked up both "exclusive" and "circle" in a couple of dictionaries, but still couldn't figure out what "exclusive circle" means. Can you explain it to me?

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    Exclusive circles are social groups that are very difficult to get into, like the rich and famous or the establishment.

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