the chosen few Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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the chosen few

a ​smallgroup of ​people who are ​treatedbetter than other ​people, often when they do not ​deserve it: There's a ​staffcanteen for everyone and there's a ​smarterrestaurant for the chosen few.
(Definition of the chosen few from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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