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nepotismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈnep.ə.tɪ.zəm/ formal disapproving
(Definition of nepotism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nepotismnoun [U]

 us   /ˈnep·əˌtɪz·əm/
the ​activity of ​unfairly giving good ​jobs or ​advantages to ​members of ​yourfamily
(Definition of nepotism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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nepotismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈnepətɪzəm/
the use of ​power or ​influence to get good ​jobs or ​unfairadvantages for ​members of your own family: He ​resigned amid ​allegations of nepotism and petty ​corruption.
nepotistic
adjective
She denied that the ​appointment was nepotistic.
(Definition of nepotism from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nepotism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 任人唯亲, 裙带关系…
in Chinese (Traditional) 任人唯親, 裙帶關係…
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