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Synonyms for nepotism
ˈnɛp əˌtɪz əmnepo·tism

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Wiktionary

  1. nepotismnoun

    Antonyms:
    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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Editors Contribution

  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 database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nepotism":

    cronyism, patronage, favoritism, favouritism

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How to use nepotism in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Felicity Huffman:

    One can help your children in this business, and the nepotism works, and I have no problems with it, if I can give them a leg up, I absolutely would. It's a great way to make a living. It really is.

  4. 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.

  5. Sean Maloney:

    It's nepotism and the public deserves to know what the truth is.

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