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literati

noun [plural] uk   /ˌlɪt.ərˈɑː.tiː/ us    /ˌlɪt̬.əˈrɑː.t̬iː/
people with a good education who know a lot about literature: Her novels are popular with university literati, but they have failed to attract a wider audience.
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