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cronyismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkrəʊ.ni.ɪzm/  us   /ˈkroʊ-/ disapproving
the ​situation in which someone ​important gives ​jobs to ​friendsrather than to ​independentpeople who have the ​necessaryskills and ​experience
(Definition of cronyism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cronyism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 任人唯亲,任用亲信…
in Chinese (Traditional) 任人唯親,任用親信…
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