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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
Example sentences from the Web for nepotism
An unblushing nepotist, he alienated immense fiefs belonging to the Holy See in favour of his natural children.
As a nepotist Sixtus was almost unsurpassed in the history of the Papacy.
Calixtus proved himself as much a nepotist as many another Pope before and since.
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.