meritocracy Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"meritocracy" in British English

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meritocracynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌmer.ɪˈtɒk.rə.si/  us   /-ˈtɑː.krə-/
a ​socialsystem, ​society, or ​organization in which ​people have ​power because of ​theirabilities, not because of ​theirmoney or ​socialposition: The ​company is a meritocracy. Good ​work is ​rewarded with ​promotions.
(Definition of meritocracy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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meritocracynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌmerɪˈtɒkrəsi/ (plural meritocracies)
POLITICS a ​socialsystem or ​organization in which ​peoplereachpositions of ​powerbased on their ​abilities rather than their ​money, family ​connections, etc.: The city ​firm is a ​true meritocracy where every ​employee has the ​opportunity to ​advance.
(Definition of meritocracy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “meritocracy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精英领导体制, 精英管理的社会…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精英領導體制, 精英管理的社會…
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