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Definition of "meritocratic" [meritocratic]

  • Pertaining to a meritocracy. (adjective)

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Use "meritocratic" in a sentence
  • "If Crozier's subject matter seems rather specialized, he utilizes razor-sharp dialogue to make sure his broader points are made-mainly about hierarchic power struggles, the dubious nature of so-called meritocratic hiring practices and the phoniness that can lie beneath political correctness."
  • "The Confucian view is that political leaders should be the most talented and public-spirited members of the community, and the process of choosing such leaders should be meritocratic, meaning that there should be equal opportunity for the best to rise to the top."
  • "Daniel A. Bell writes, The Confucian view is that political leaders should be the most talented and public-spirited members of the community, and the process of choosing such leaders should be meritocratic, meaning that there should be equal opportunity for..."