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elite definition

  • noun:
    • A group or course of persons or a part of such a group or class, enjoying superior intellectual, personal, or financial standing: "In addition to notions of social equivalence there clearly was much focus on the role of elites and of heroes within them” ( Times Literary Supplement).
    • the most effective or most competent members of a bunch: the football staff's elite.
    • A size of kind on a typewriter, corresponding to 12 figures per linear inch.
    • a unique group or social course of people that have an excellent intellectual, social or financial standing as, the elite of society.
    • Someone who is one of the most readily useful at specific task.
    • a bunch or course of people or a member of such an organization or course, taking pleasure in superior intellectual, social, or financial standing: "In addition to notions of personal equivalence there clearly was much focus on the role of elites and of heroes within all of them” ( Times Literary Supplement).
    • the most effective or most competent people in a group: the soccer staff's elite.
    • A size of kind on a typewriter, add up to 12 figures per linear inches.
    • a unique group or social course of individuals which may have an exceptional intellectual, personal or economic standing as, the elite of community.
    • somebody who is probably the most useful at certain task.
  • adjective:
    • Of large birth or personal position; aristocratic or patrician.
    • Representing the choicest or many choose of a bunch.
    • Of large delivery or personal place; aristocratic or patrician.
    • Representing the choicest or most choose of friends.
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