elite


elite

noun

Definition of ELITE

1
individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class <the winners of this science award represent the elite of our high schools>
Phrases cream of the crop, Hall of Fame
2
the highest class in a society <the country's elite owned or controlled most of the wealth>

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