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Definition of Nepotism

Nepotism

  1. Undue attachment to relations; favoritism shown to members of one's family; bestowal of patronage in consideration of relationship, rather than of merit or of legal claim.

Nepotism Quotations

My dad became a soap opera actor, and I was an extra in a skating rink scene on the soap. I didn't audition. It was nepotism all the way.
Jennifer Aniston

I don't believe in nepotism. I don't much like the idea of parents who interfere.
Anthony Hopkins

Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don't mean just inheritance of money. I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes, which is nepotism, the old-boy network.
Toni Morrison

For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad.
Jeff Bridges

Basically, one of the hardest things about being an actor is getting your first break. I'm a product of nepotism. The doors were open to me. I'd done several movies before I decided what I wanted to do.
Jeff Bridges
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Nepotism Translations

nepotism in German is Vetternwirtschaft
nepotism in Spanish is nepotismo
nepotism in Swedish is nepotism

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