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meritocrat

[mer-i-tuh-krat] /ˈmɛr ɪ təˌkræt/
noun
1.
a member of a meritocracy.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; merito(cracy) + -crat
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  • meritocrat, another editor, and former editor give excellent pieces of advice.
  • The code of the meritocrat was not their code, and maybe in some ways theirs was the more demanding code.

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