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cronyism

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disapproving the unfair practice by a powerful person (such as a politician) of giving jobs and other favors to friends
  • The mayor has been accused of cronyism.

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The first known use of cronyism was in 1840

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“Cronyism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cronyism. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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