definition of nepotist by The Free Dictionary

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nep·o·tism

 (nĕp′ə-tĭz′əm)

n.

Favoritism shown or patronage granted to relatives, as in business.



nep′o·tist n.

nep′o·tis′tic, nep′o·tis′ti·cal adj.

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