meritocrat
noun Date: 1960 chiefly British a person who advances through a meritocratic system

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  • meritocrat — MERITOCRÁT, Ă, meritocráţi, te, adj., s.m. şi f. I. adj. Meritocratic. II. s.m. şi f. 1. Persoană promovată prin meritocraţie. 2. Adept al meritocraţiei. (cf. engl. meritocrat) [MW] Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • meritocrat — /ˈmɛrətəkræt/ (say meruhtuhkrat) noun 1. a person who has succeeded in a meritocracy. 2. a person who supports a meritocracy. –adjective 3. of or relating to a meritocrat …   Australian English dictionary

  • meritocrat — /mer i teuh krat /, n. a member of a meritocracy. [1955 60; MERITO(CRACY) + CRAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • meritocrat — noun a) an advocate of meritocracy b) a person who has authority allegedly based on ability …   Wiktionary

  • meritocrat — n. member of a meritocracy; one who advances by way of a meritocratic system …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meritocrat — mer·it·o·crat …   English syllables

  • meritocrat — ˈmerə̇d.ōˌkrat noun ( s) Etymology: merit (I) + o + crat : one who advances through a meritocratic system * * * /mer i teuh krat /, n. a member of a meritocracy. [1955 60; MERITO(CRACY) + CRAT] * * * merˈitōcrat noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maurice Cowling — Maurice John Cowling Born September 6, 1926(1926 09 06) London, England Died August 24, 2005(2005 08 24) (aged 78) Swansea, Wales Nationality …   Wikipedia

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  • meritocratic — See meritocrat. * * * …   Universalium

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