elitenoun [ C, + sing/pl verb ]uk /iˈliːt/ us /iˈliːt/
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
- the political elite
- the intellectual elite
- the educated ruling elite
- His research ought to have secured him a place in academia's elite.
- Brazil's political and business elite seem prepared to accept the election results.