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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An educated and smart elite.

Usage examples (31)
  • But the working-class intelligentsia is sharply divisible into two different types.
  • Some time within the next year a pro-Hitler reaction within the left-wing intelligentsia is likely enough.
  • The idea that "the worldview of the intelligentsia is necessarily in tension with a religious worldview, is plainly wrong."
  • The word intelligentsia was coined to describe the class of revolutionary thinkers who are at the center of Part II, Shipwreck. for more
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