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NEPOTISM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does nepotism mean? 

NEPOTISM (noun)
  The noun NEPOTISM has 1 sense:

1. favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

  Familiarity information: NEPOTISM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NEPOTISM (noun)


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Meaning:

Favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("nepotism" is a kind of...):

discrimination; favoritism; favouritism (unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice)


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