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Synonyms for nepotism
ˈnɛp əˌtɪz əmnepo·tism

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  1. nepotismnoun

    meritocracy, merit system

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nepotismnoun

    favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

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  1. bias

    bias is shown to relatives getting added into a job due to their relationship with a person.

    Submitted by anonymous on March 8, 2021  

PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 2 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "nepotism":

    cronyism, patronage, favoritism, favouritism

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  1. Ivanka Trump:

    I've heard a lot of names. I've heard Ivanka. How good would Ivanka be ? i think Ivanka would be incredible, but it doesn't mean I'd pick her. Because I'd be accused of nepotism even though I'm not sure there's anybody more competent in the world.

  2. Hafsa Halawa:

    We can not talk about Iraqi Kurdistan or Federal Iraq as a functioning thing because Iraqi Kurdistan's not, the reality is that public services are intermittent, opportunity is zero, corruption, nepotism and violence is ongoing and regular.

  3. Lennie Jarratt:

    The practice of electing not only teacher union members but retired superintendents and family members to school boards is becoming a common practice in Illinois, and it presents a very high conflict of interest in board decisions and negotiations. Not only does it encourage above-normal pay increases and benefits. It allows corruption and nepotism to flourish.

  4. Laura Ingraham:

    Both these gals are committed globalists, they favor open borders and are pro-China. … They're both pro-Big Tech and both benefited hugely from nepotism. But most importantly, they both have dim views of … grassroot Republicans.


    nepotism and despotism will lasts only for a short while. For like a dead fish in the heat of the mid-day sun it is bound to rot and spoil

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