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noun [countable/uncountable]     meritocracy pronunciation in American English
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  1. a system or society in which people have influence or status according to their abilities and achievements rather than because of their social class

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     meritocratic pronunciation in American English
/ˌmerɪtəˈkrætɪk/ adjective

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a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

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