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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Favoritism shown to friends and associates (as by appointing them to positions without regard for their qualifications).

Usage examples (28)
  • As Ned Sublette said a couple of days ago, some call it "cronyism," but there's a more accurate word -- corruption.
  • Hutchison has laid out a detailed government reform proposal aimed at ending what she describes as cronyism in Austin.
  • All the cronyism is beyond disguting and dangerous.
  • Liberal elite cronyism is tearing the country apart. for more
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