Examples of cronyism in a Sentence
The mayor has been accused of cronyism.
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Shinzo Abe’s approval rating fell again amid allegations of cronyism and government cover-ups, placing new pressure on the Japanese prime minister to stage yet another comeback or risk losing his grip over the ruling party.
Allegations of cronyism and government coverups, including at the Finance Ministry, have dogged Mr. Abe for months, forcing him to spend much of his time facing questions over his conduct in parliament.
That’s a result, experts say, of the widespread corruption, cronyism and mismanagement that have tainted Brazil’s democracy.
For his part, Abe is facing cronyism scandals in Japan related to the discounted sale of government land to a private school and the approval of a new veterinary school run by one of the Prime Minister’s friends.
Japan Macro Advisors' Chief Economist, Takuji Okubo, discusses allegations of cronyism in the Japanese government.
The biofuels mandate is a place holder for the kind of cronyism our country can no longer afford.
The inspector general’s report was launched to investigate complaints about discrimination, harassment and cronyism, among other concerns.
Allegations of cronyism, favoritism and contract steering loom over city hall.
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Definition of cronyism for English Language Learners
: the unfair practice by a powerful person (such as a politician) of giving jobs and other favors to friends
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