English to Afrikaans Meaning :: elite

Elite :
elite
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Noun(1) a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
Adjective(1) selected as the best

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(1) the silent majority were looked down upon by the liberal elite(2) the elite of Britain's armed forces(3) You all look so good when you cluster in little groups forming elite social circles.(4) elite colleges and universities(5) the country's governing elite(6) an elite commando unit(7) an elite athlete(8) As he put it himself on the weekend, he will have finally defeated the elites .(9) In fact, Murray comments that societal elites were less likely to be religious.(10) But we view our own political elites , fighting against them, with more than a hint of suspicion.(11) While the regime worked with the elites , it proved helpless when the people took to the streets.(12) Blinding hatred and contempt seem to be common reactions among the enlightened elites .(13) The elites in those countries look at us and marvel at what we show is possible, even if they do think we have had it easy.(14) For Serbian elites it is the international community that must not be let down, rather than the electorate.(15) One should bear in mind that the media and the intellectual elites generally have their particular agendas.(16) The traditional elites were relegated into the background several decades ago.
Related Words
(1) power elite ::
krag elite
Synonyms
Noun
1. best ::
beste
2. pick ::
af te haal
3. cream ::
room
5. flower ::
blom
6. nonpareil ::
nonpareille
7. elect ::
verkies
8. high society ::
hoƫ samelewing
9. jet set ::
jet set
10. beautiful people ::
mooi mense
11. beau monde ::
beau monde
12. haut monde ::
haut monde
13. glitterati ::
glitterati
14. aristocracy ::
aristokrasie
15. nobility ::
adel
Adjective
17. elect ::
verkies
Antonyms
1. proletariat ::
proletariaat
Different Forms
elite, elites
Word Example from TV Shows

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No elite unit\\Nwill be able to tell the difference\0

No ELITE unit
will be able to tell the difference

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 8


I\'m sure it will be thrilling to serve
in such an elite force. And if not...

I'm sure it will be thrilling to serve in such an ELITE force. And if not...

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 2


I will give you 40 hostages\\Nand your elite commando.\0

I will give you 40 hostages
and your ELITE commando.

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 6


I don\'t need to be a member of
the most elite magical society

I don't need to be a member of the most ELITE magical society

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 10


Oh. Sheldon, I\'m sure it\'s not because
they don\'t think you\'re an elite scientist.

Oh. Sheldon, I'm sure it's not because they don't think you're an ELITE scientist.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 20


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