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favouritism

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favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

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Over the past several decades, an incompetent and nepotistic State, helped by a sclerotic bureaucracy, strengthened its grip to stifle the evolution of sports.
And compared to QanoonOnline's bookings and ratings-based system, these practitioners can be consulted almost instantly, are cheaper and most importantly, they know the nitty-gritty of the nepotistic public office culture.
class="MsoNormalIn a civil suit filed on June 18 at the Kericho High Court, Mr Chepkwony claims Mr Chirchir was behind publication of the article he termed as defamatory and portraying him as nepotistic and immoral.
The upper echelon of An Garda Siochana is a quagmire of cliques and nepotistic allegiances - that is a view supported by reports into the toxic culture in the halls of Garda Headquarters.
The sudden appointment of Ali Jehangir Siddiqui as Pakistan's ambassador to the US was initially criticized by sections of the media as another nepotistic nomination by the PMLN government on the eve of its departure.
The Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) should always get a priority since it leads to economic development as such provided that it is not politicized and is not nepotistic.
Whether it is their "military-first" policies, their nepotistic and kleptomaniac habits or their cult of the self, they probably have lots to talk about.
Local Government Direct Labour Organisations were often nepotistic and inefficient.
with autocratic Premiers and nepotistic tribal chiefs.
A conduct and competence panel of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) heard that Mr Blight posted messages such as "worthless bunch of lying, snidy, balding, inexperienced, uneducated, backstabbing, spineless, *** kissing, nepotistic, gutless, false, pretnenders (sic) and evil people" and "you are fat, bald, hopelessly unqualified at your job and not respected by any of your peers" on social media after losing out on the role.
A conduct and competence panel of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) heard how Mr Blight posted messages such as "worthless bunch of lying, snidy, balding, inexperienced, uneducated, backstabbing, spineless, *** kissing, nepotistic, gutless, false, pretnenders (sic) and evil people" and "you are fat, bald, hopelessly unqualified at your job and not respected by any of your peers" on social media after losing out on the role.
PTI chief censured people's party and Nawaz-league by pointing to the alleged nepotistic pratice.
Jenner could relate to Trump's nepotistic tendencies and eccentricity.
WHY is it so difficult for some people to accept the will of the majority of voters who obviously have good reasons to want their country to step away from an increasingly authoritarian regime, run by unelected, nepotistic elites from behind the scenes (Time to use some Brexit common sense ECHO, August 31)?