elite

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈliːt/, /eɪˈliːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈlit/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i lēt, ā lēt)



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Sense: Noun: select group of people
Synonyms:
the elite, upper class, ruling class, upper crust, the cream, inner circle, high society, nobility, the best, top , power structure, crème de la crème, the cream of the crop (informal), pick of the bunch (informal), jet set (informal), top people (informal), the few, in-crowd (slang), fat cats (slang), glitterati (slang), pick , beautiful people (slang)
Sense: Adjective: of the highest class
Synonyms:
top , superior , select , prime , supreme, first-class, first-rate

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