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< Old French elit (elected), pp. of elire (to choose, elect) < Latin eligere (to choose, elect); see elect.

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  • IPA: /əˈliːt/ or /ɛˈliːt/
  • Rhymes: -iːt

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Elite (comparative more Elite, superlative most Elite)

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Elite

Comparative
more Elite

Superlative
most Elite

  1. Of high birth or social position; aristocratic or patrician.
  2. Representing the choicest or most select of a group

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Elite

Plural
Elites

Elite (plural Elites)
  1. (uncountable) A special group or social class of people which have a superior intellectual, social or economic status as, the elite of society.
  2. (countable) Someone who is among the best at certain task.
    • 1964, "France's Culture Corps," Time, 7 Aug.,
      Is there a nobler or more disinterested aim than to educate the cadres, the elites of tomorrow?

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Elite f. (plural Elites)

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Elite f.

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Elites f.

  1. elite

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