Translation of "elite" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C, + sing/pl verb ] uk us /ɪˈliːt/

the richest, most powerful, best educated or best trained group in a society

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。

(Translation of “elite” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)