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noun [countable] elite pronunciation in British English /ɪˈliːt/
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  1. 1
    a small group of people who have a lot of advantages and keep the most power and influence
    the elites of wealth and power
    political/legal/social elite: members of the political elite
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  2. 2
    the best or most skilful people in a group
    Only a small elite among mountaineers can climb these routes.


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