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elite

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]
 
 
/ɪˈliːt/
the richest, most powerful, best educated or best trained group in a society
(社会)上层集团;掌权人物;出类拔萃的人,精英
the country's educated elite
这个国家受过良好教育的精英
a member of the elite
上层集团的一员
disapproving A powerful and corrupt elite has bled this country dry.
该国专权腐败的权贵阶层榨干了人民的血汗。
Position and status in groups and organizationsWealthy people
Translations of “elite”
in Spanish élite…
in French élite…
in German die Elite…
in Chinese (Traditional) (社會)上層集團, 掌權人物, 出類拔萃的人,精英…
in Russian элита…
in Turkish seçkinler topluluğu, elit, seçkin kişiler…
in Polish elita…
(Definition of elite from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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