Translation of "elite" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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elitenoun [ C, + sing/pl verb ]

uk /iˈliːt/ us /iˈliːt/

C1 the richest, most powerful, best-educated, or best-trained group in a society

the country's educated elite 這個國家受過良好教育的精英
a member of the elite 上層集團的一員
disapproving A powerful and corrupt elite has bled this country dry. 該國專權腐敗的權貴階層榨乾了人民的血汗。

More examples

  • 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.

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