Translation of "elite" - English-Spanish dictionary

elite

noun uk /ɪˈliːt/

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

elite
the country’s educated elite
a member of the elite
disapproving A powerful and corrupt elite has bled this country dry.
adjective uk /ɪˈliːt/

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

de elite
Elite troops were airlifted to the trouble zone.

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

elite

noun /eiˈliːt, (American) i-/

(with the) the best or most important people especially within society

élite
The country is ruled by a powerful elite.

(Translation of “elite” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)