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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishelitiste‧lit‧ist /eɪˈliːtəst, ɪ-/ adjective  CLASS IN SOCIETYan elitist system, government etc is one in which a small group of people have more power and advantages than other people an elitist education systemelitism noun [uncountable]elitist noun [countable]
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elitistRepeal of Act 70 will make smaller farms more affordable to part-time farmers, and mortgage finance much less elitist.These are nothing but elitist attempts at separating classes and colors and keeping the poor where the wealthy have put them.A prime source of violence resides in the elitist educational strategies that are firmly rooted in the school ethos.It is a very elitist idea.The elitist republic has evolved into an inclusive democracy.And so standards, in engineering, were not seen as the stalking-horse for some elitist social agenda.
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