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Word Of The Day

Meritocracy

Meritocracy

Part of speech: noun
Origin: British English, 1958
  1. A government system in which power and advancement is based upon talent and performance rather than birthright or wealth.
  2. Any organizational structure in which people are judged based on achievement.
Examples of Meritocracy in a sentence
" Democratic elections promote a meritocracy, instead of monarchy
where power is passed down through the family."

" The company has become more of a meritocracy, with regular
performance reviews determining promotions and raises."

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