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elitism

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪˈliːtɪzəm/
a way of organizing a society so that only a small group of rich, powerful, or educated people are given an advantage in a situationUnfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
elitist adjective elitist attitudes
Translations of “elitism”
in Russian элитизм…
in Turkish seçkin kişi topluluğunun önderliği…
in Polish elitaryzm…
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