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intelligentsia

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intellectuals considered as a social class
  • a presidential candidate who was the darling of the intelligentsia—and very few others

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“Intelligentsia.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intelligentsia. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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