snob·​bism | \ ˈsnä-ˌbi-zəm How to pronounce snobbism (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web And all such commercial transactions were interlaced with snobbism. Willard Spiegelman, WSJ, "‘The Eye’ Review: Arbiters of the Authentic," 9 Aug. 2018

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1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Snobbism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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