based on ability and talent rather than class, privilege, or wealth:The prime minister has vowed to create a truly meritocratic country, where everyone will have a fair chance in life.
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How to use meritocratic in a sentence
Not long ago, the concept of diversity was viewed as anti-meritocratic—even harmful.
The biggest problem with meritocratic thinking is its obsession with who has earned what.We Need More Class Traitors: Solving America’s Meritocracy Problem | Jedediah Purdy | April 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But it was first and foremost an attempt to wake up America from the torpor of the daily grind under its meritocratic overlords.
But her model for meritocratic social mobility was predicated upon the value of cutthroat individualism.
The grandes écoles, the most influential schools, are meant to train a meritocratic elite, and have rigid admission standards.Death in New York of French Educator Richard Descoings Treated as Suspicious | Christopher Dickey | April 4, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST