Having close connections with people of wealth or social standing(adjective)
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Use "well-connected" in a sentence
"The second is equality, which suffers when a privileged class of well-connected insiders use their clout to secure better benefits than everyone else -- at the expense of everyone else."
"Although their popularity puts them on the authorities' radar, it also means that when these well-connected, highly-followed youth are arrested or prosecuted it activates transnational activist networks."
"Those include well-connected Wall Street firms like Goldman Sachs that got bailed out and giant corporations like General Electric that shape legislation so they can profit."