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elitism

Politics the belief that society should be governed by a select group of gifted and highly educated individuals
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that there further about of Army being elitist A recent survey among recruitment target audiences found 46 per cent were not aware the Army was even taking on people.
I have written to Mr Blunkett saying he should make every attempt to get this decision exposed and reversed, as has been done in the past when this elitist approach has been attempted by other professional bodies.
Nor do I agree that great books and ideas are distinctively masculine, nor that they are at all elitist.
I believe the actions of the council are elitist and incurably flawed.
group of elitists who somehow hijacked its proceedings and shaped its outcome to advance their own narrow theological and pastoral agenda.
Remember that the academic elitist views the values and beliefs of the common man with contempt.
They spearhead a relatively small band of elitist "haves" as opposed to a vast majority of "have-nots".
First they took our Education Maintenance Allowance, they pushed up tuition fees and now they want to create elitist academies.
The real objection to the scheme, he will say, is "an elitist fear that elected commissioners might be so brash as to reflect public concern and pledge to get tough on crime".
We are not an elitist party, we have no leaders, nor wish to lead anyone.
Tarantino is an expression of an elitist, relativistic and snobbish culture that takes no account of popular taste and feelings.