elite


elite
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noun
ADJECTIVE
governing, power (esp. AmE), ruling

He was an influential member of the ruling elite.

powerful, privileged
corrupt
educated
landed, moneyed (esp. AmE), wealthy
metropolitan, urban
local, national
foreign
Western
black, white
conservative, liberal
technocratic

the European Union's technocratic elites

business, corporate, cultural, economic, intellectual, media, military, political, professional, secular, social
VERB + ELITE
create, form

These people form an elite who have the power to make decisions.

join
PHRASES
a member of an elite

a club for members of the business elite

{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
adj.
Elite is used with these nouns: ↑athlete, ↑circle, ↑class, ↑corps, ↑force, ↑guard, ↑gymnast, ↑institution, ↑member, ↑squad, ↑status, ↑troops, ↑university

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of a society), ,


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  • élite — ÉLITE. s. fém. Ce qu il y a d excellent en chaque genre, et de plus digne d être choisi. Troupe d élite. Soldats d élite. L élite de la Noblesse. L élite de l armée. Il a eu l élite de toutes ces marchandises. J ai eu l élite de ses livres, de sa …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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