Noun Concept
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elitism  academic elitism  AcademicElitism  anti-elitist  Anti Elitism
The attitude that society should be governed by an elite group of individuals WordNet 3.0
Elitism is the belief or notion that individuals who form an elite—a select group of people perceived as having an intrinsic quality, high intellect, wealth, power, notability, special skills, or experience—are more likely to be constructive to society as a whole, and therefore deserve influence or authority greater than that of others. Wikipedia
Belief or attitude that some individuals, who form an elite, are those whose influence or authority is greater than that of others Wikidata
The belief that society should be governed by a small group of people who are superior to everyone else. OmegaWiki
The superior attitude or behaviour associated with an elite. Wiktionary