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adjective     /ɪˈliː.tɪst/ mainly disapproving
organized for the good of a few people who have special interests or abilities: Many remember sport at school as elitist, focusing only on those who were good at it.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness elitism     /-tɪ.zəm/ noun [U] mainly disapproving the quality of being elitist: The accusation of elitism seems unfair as the festival presents a wide range of music, with something to please everyone.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
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