Elites [noun]

Definition of Elites:

high-class persons

Opposite/Antonyms of Elites:

Sentence/Example of Elites:

It is inevitable that the social and economic structures be controlled by elites.

This structure gives too much room for political elites and bureaucrats to neglect the basic rights of the population at large.

It was communism all over: a superpower buying influence and colluding with corrupt elites to rob their own nations blind.

Ever the adapters, the former communist elites converted to ardent capitalism.

The reason is that the best and the brightest – when shut out by the members of the ruling elites – emigrate.

What gives crime the edge, the competitive advantage versus the older, ostensibly better established elites?

That some criminals are members of the new political, financial and industrial elites (and vice versa) – surprises them not.

Every such intellectual transition was followed by a Jacobin disposal and by purges of whole classes and elites.

Yet, law aside many countries accept the intertwining of elites – business and political – as a fact of life, albeit a sad one.