non-elite

adjective
\ ˌnän-ā-ˈlēt How to pronounce non-elite (audio) , -i-, -ē- \

Definition of non-elite

: not elite non-elite athletes a non-elite college

Other Words from non-elite

non-elite noun
Within nations there exist hierarchies of minorities of elites (those who control resources and institutions) and large majorities of non-elites (ordinary citizens, who are poorer and less powerful). — John A. Booth et al.

First Known Use of non-elite

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Non-elite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-elite. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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