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OTHER WORDS FROM nepotismne·pot·ic [nuh-pot-ik], /nəˈpɒt ɪk/, nep·o·tis·tic, nep·o·tis·ti·cal, adjectivenep·o·tist, nounan·ti·nep·o·tism, noun
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He recently came under fire, accused of nepotism for awarding PPE contracts to a fashion company that pays his son to show its clothes on his Instagram channel.Angela Merkel's CDU Party Is Choosing a New Leader. Whoever Wins Might Become Germany's Next Chancellor|Madeline Roache|January 14, 2021|Time
The big twist is that by requesting those documents, Hall did in fact uncover a nepotism problem plaguing UT admissions.The University of Texas’s Machiavellian War on Its Regent|David Davis|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Corruption and nepotism are rampant in the Afghan Army and “it would collapse without U.S. financial support,” the major says.Afghan Diplomat: The Security Agreement Will Be Signed|Jacob Siegel, Sami Yousafzai|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a brand new work by Lucy Hogg (yes, my wife – nepotism 'r us), from a series documenting how people use art museums.
A Haaretz editorial was more explicit, dubbing the election of Yosef and Lau “a victory for nepotism.”
This is not the first time Sirleaf has been charged with nepotism.Liberia: More Political Woes for Nobel Peace Prize-Winner Sirleaf|Clair MacDougall|July 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But Dredge was only thirty-four, and some people seemed to feel that there was a kind of deflected nepotism in Lanfear's choice.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton
He exposed the nepotism of bishops, the worldliness of clergymen, and the indifference of Church-people to religion in general.Recollections of a Long Life|John Stoughton
Home is the nest of nefarious nepotism, and between that and disparaging prejudice, countless youths go to the devil.Discourses of Keidansky|Bernard G. Richards
In the Sacred College as elsewhere nepotism and an exaggerated estimate of temporal interests were rife.
The influence of nepotism on sub-infeudation, in the case of ecclesiastical fiefs, is too important to be passed over.
British Dictionary definitions for nepotism
Derived forms of nepotismnepotic (nɪˈpɒtɪk) or nepotistic, adjectivenepotist, noun
Word Origin for nepotism
Cultural definitions for nepotism
Favoritism granted to relatives or close friends, without regard to their merit. Nepotism usually takes the form of employing relatives or appointing them to high office.