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But the horsey sports and the horsey world are no more about social elitism than football. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is a difference between excellence and elitism. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Does he want to stamp out elitism or promote excellence? Times, Sunday Times (2009)There's a perceived elitism and something aloof about him. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their results remain strong; their ethos is unchanged minus the old social elitism; and none of them would think of going back. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. elitism is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'elitism'
British English: elitism NOUN
Elitism is the quality or practice of being elitist.
Will severe selection standards create elitism and threaten the Olympic ethic of participation?
Definition of elitism from the Collins English Dictionary
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