adjective see nepotism

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  • nepotistic — nepotism UK US /ˈnepətɪzəm/ noun [U] ► the use of power or influence to get good jobs or unfair advantages for members of your own family: »He resigned amid allegations of nepotism and petty corruption. nepotistic adjective ► »She denied that the …   Financial and business terms

  • nepotistic — nepotism ► NOUN ▪ favouritism shown to relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs. DERIVATIVES nepotistic adjective. ORIGIN Italian nepotismo, from nipote nephew (with reference to privileges bestowed on the ‘nephews’ of popes, often… …   English terms dictionary

  • nepotistic — See nepotist. * * * …   Universalium

  • nepotistic — adjective Of or pertaining to nepotism; favoring relatives because of their relationship rather than their abilities. Syn: nepotistical …   Wiktionary

  • nepotistic — adj. showing favoritism towards family members (especially as in business or in securing jobs) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nepotistic — nep·o·tis·tic …   English syllables

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  • Empress Yan Ji — (閻姬) (died 126), formally Empress Ansi (安思皇后, literally the peaceful and deep thinking empress ), was an empress during Han Dynasty. Her husband was Emperor An. She was known for her conspiratorial and nepotistic behavior, both as empress and… …   Wikipedia

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