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meritocracy

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌmer.ɪˈtɒk.rə.si/ us    /-ˈtɑː.krə-/
a social system, society, or organization in which people have power because of their abilities, not because of their money or social position: The company is a meritocracy. Good work is rewarded with promotions.
Translations of “meritocracy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 精英領導體制, 精英管理的社會…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精英领导体制, 精英管理的社会…
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