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e·lit·ismor é·lit·ism (ĭ-lē′tĭz′əm, ā-lē′-)
1. The belief that certain persons or members of certain groups deserve favored treatment by virtue of their superiority, as in intelligence, social standing, or wealth.
a. Behavior arising from or indicative of such a belief.
b. Control, rule, or domination by the members of an elite.
e·lit′ist adj. & n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the belief that society should be governed by a select group of gifted and highly educated individuals
b. such government
2. pride in or awareness of being one of an elite group
eˈlitist adj, n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
e•lit•ism(ɪˈli tɪz əm, eɪˈli-)
1. practice of or belief in rule by an elite.
2. consciousness of membership in or allegiance to a select group.
e•lit′ist, n., adj.
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the attitude that government should be by those who consider themselves superior to others by virtue of intelligence, social status, or greater accomplishment.See also: Attitudes
the belief or practice that government should be by a self-appointed group who consider themselves superior to those governed by virtue of their higher birth. — elitist, n., adj.See also: Government
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elitism[ɪˈliːtɪzəm] N → elitismo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
elitism[ɪˈliːtɪzəm] n → élitisme m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Elitedenken nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
élitism[eɪˈliːtɪz/əm] n → elitarismo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995