elite


elite
01. She attends a school for children of the [elite]: the doctors, lawyers, businessmen, etc.
02. With this goal, he joins the [elite] group of those players who have scored over 1,000 points in their career.
03. The college is supposed to be for the brightest students in the country, but in reality, they are simply the children of the political [elite].
04. The President is constantly guarded by an [elite] unit of soldiers.
05. Personally, I am opposed to the [elitism] that private schools in this country foster among their students.
06. Hockey is sometimes viewed as an [elitist] sport because of the high cost of equipment.
07. The professor is an intellectual [elitist] who simply can't comprehend his students' difficulties with the subject matter of his class.
08. The government offers funds to support [elite] athletes in this country.
09. Karl Marx believed that the masses of workers are exploited by a small, privileged [elite].
10. For many people, much of modern theater has become an [elitist] art form which says nothing to the common man.
11. During the Ch'ing dynasty, the local nobility and [elite] of China supported themselves by extracting taxes and rents from the common people.
12. Erik Erikson observed that every adult, whether he is a follower or a leader, a member of a mass or of an [elite], was once a child.
13. Though Spanish is the official language of Ecuador, English is widely spoken among the [elite] of that country.
14. Playing sports at the [elite] level requires a mental toughness that few people possess.
15. A recent study stated that corrupt political [elites] and greedy business people in the developing world are putting private gain before the welfare of citizens and the economic development of their countries.
16. The spectacular estates which dot the English countryside belonged to an [elite] minority with private fortunes or royal connections.
17. Frederich Engels described marriage as a means of establishing alliances between warring [elites].
18. Karl Marx believed that the masses of workers are exploited by a small, privileged [elite], who control most of the wealth.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
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