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the superlative or most preferable part of something

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a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status

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Moreover, Hoffman asserts that he is defying urban historians who have overemphasized elite dominion in city-building agendas, but he offers few details about the scholars he is engaging.
As is well known, we look for someone in the elite group known as the medical profession, and, in certain cases, we may even seek out the top of the profession, the creme la creme of the medical establishment.
Here, too, one would expect to find an elite, qualified experts who can guide us through the complexities of political endeavor.
The question is raised almost as acutely by Molho's new book on the marriages of this elite.
The first concerns the problem of defining the Fund's perceived function, the second the composition of the ruling elite.
Far from imperiling the elite's ability to sustain family fortunes and status, the ongoing early deaths of patriarchs resolved a tension within elite society, allowing for the generational turnover of modest amounts of heritable wealth without much conflict between fathers and children.
The nationalist movement in Tunisia was captured by a new generation of elites who had little in common with the leadership of the Old Destour.
These new elites mastered French, learned to negotiate the colonial administration, and frequently went to France for advanced education in one of the liberal professions.
De la Cadena reveals the profoundly racist assumptions behind the efforts at the "redemption" of the natives and shows how the movement was in truth an ethnocidal project (that posited the elimination of peasant culture) as well as part of an elite project of maintaining control over rural folk.
In terms of progress in moving their country towards democracy, Mexican elites rate Fox on par with Fidel Castro (27% each).
Where previous studies have stressed the break between an older aristocratic elite and a new emerging professional one during the period from 1880 to 1920, Moore finds these distinctions less clear cur.
This research is based on a broad sample of 549 members of the Madrid elite during the second half of the eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth centuries, with smaller subsets thereof employed to examine diverse elite professions and different generations.
The evidence of pre-capitalist mentalities is one of the more interesting aspects of the book, particularly given the tendency of many historians since the 1950s to see rather more capitalist behavior in Latin American elites.
Elite has plans to acquire more aircraft to meet increased demand as its charter operations continue to see growth.