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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

Unfortunately, corruption is widespread in government agencies and public enterprises. Our political system promotes nepotism and wasting money. This has undermined our legal system and confidence in the functioning of the state. One of the consequences is that many citizens don't pay their taxes.
George Papandreou

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

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

This town was built on nepotism.
Damon Wayans

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
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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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