Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELITES

It is inevitable that the social and economic structures be controlled by elites.

Every such intellectual transition was followed by a Jacobin disposal and by purges of whole classes and elites.

Yet, law aside many countries accept the intertwining of elites – business and political – as a fact of life, albeit a sad one.