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Synonyms for cronyism
ˈkroʊ niˌɪz əmcrony·ism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cronyismnoun

    favoritism shown to friends and associates (as by appointing them to positions without regard for their qualifications)

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  1. List of paraphrases for "cronyism":

    nepotism, clientelism, patronage, favouritism, favoritism

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#71431favoritism
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#72585nepotism
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#295017clientelism

How to use cronyism in a sentence?

  1. Peter Schweizer:

    What we're doing is a drill-down investigation of Jeb's finances similar to what we did with the Clintons in terms of looking at financial dealings, cronyism, who he's been involved with, we've found some interesting things.

  2. Rick Bright:

    Sidelining me in the middle of this pandemic and placing politicsand cronyism ahead of science puts lives at risk and stunts national efforts to safely and effectively address this urgent public health crisis.

  3. Rick Bright:

    I believe this transfer was in response to my insistence that the government invest the billions of dollars allocated by Congress to address the Covid-19 pandemic into safe and scientifically vetted solutions, and not in drugs, vaccines and other technologies that lack scientific merit, i am speaking out because to combat this deadly virus, science -- not politics or cronyism -- has to lead the way.

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