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elitistadjective

uk   /iˈliː.tɪst/ us   /iˈliː.tɪst/ mainly disapproving
elitism
noun [U] uk   /iˈliː.tɪ.zəm/ us   /iˈliː.tɪ.zəm/ 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.

elitistnoun [C]

uk   /iˈliː.tɪst/ us   /iˈliː.tɪst/ mainly disapproving
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elitistadjective

us   /ɪˈlit̬·ɪst/ often disapproving
characteristic of the elite, and esp. not caring about the interests or values of ordinary people: He denounced the plan as impracticable and elitist.
(Definition of elitist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “elitist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精英统治, 精英主义…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精英統治, 精英主義…
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