nepotism - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˈnepəˌtɪz(ə)m/
  1. the practice of using your power and influence to give jobs to people in your family instead of to people who deserve to have them

derived word

nepotistic

 

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/ˌnepəˈtɪstɪk/
adjective