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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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He also said some priests were "elitists" who only serve wealthy people.
It should not promote a Western, elitist perspective.
But after all, the referendum marked the first occasion in Britain's history when the liberal elitist middle-class, has lost.
Going by the above mentioned features of technocrat, he is elitist and capitalist inclined.
ELITIST Tory MSP Jeremy Balfour made U-turn on cuts
The haggis was served crispy and relegated to a starter, leaving the elitist party to dine on a main course of pan-seared loin of venison, raw spiced and caramelised cauliflower, oats and nuts, salisfy, brambles, game chips and venison reduction.
27 ( ANI ): All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Friday that the opposition parties have not invited him for the January 29 meeting as they were an elitist lot, who would not require the support of poor people like them.
We can join the ranks of 21st century developed nations only by abolishing our colonial times' elitist system to create a level playing field for the nation by making compulsory education a reality.
Nadeem-ul- Haq, former deputy chairman planning commission, said that Pakistan's economic growth was constrained because of its elitist model.
"What this has clearly demonstrated to me that the system is structured in such an elitist way that it favours wealth and privilege, particularly over people of colour.
JAMES Corden fears acting is becoming "elitist" and claims his posh peers get an easier ride than him.