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synonyms for nepotism

  • bias
  • discrimination
  • inequity
  • partisanship
  • partiality
  • preference
  • one-sidedness
  • preferential treatment
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  • fairness
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How to use nepotism in a sentence

He recently came under fire, accused of nepotism for awarding PPE contracts to a fashion company that pays his son to show its clothes on his Instagram channel.
ANGELA MERKEL'S CDU PARTY IS CHOOSING A NEW LEADER. WHOEVER WINS MIGHT BECOME GERMANY'S NEXT CHANCELLORMADELINE ROACHEJANUARY 14, 2021TIME
But Dredge was only thirty-four, and some people seemed to feel that there was a kind of deflected nepotism in Lanfear's choice.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
He exposed the nepotism of bishops, the worldliness of clergymen, and the indifference of Church-people to religion in general.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONG LIFEJOHN STOUGHTON
Home is the nest of nefarious nepotism, and between that and disparaging prejudice, countless youths go to the devil.
DISCOURSES OF KEIDANSKYBERNARD G. RICHARDS
In the Sacred College as elsewhere nepotism and an exaggerated estimate of temporal interests were rife.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The influence of nepotism on sub-infeudation, in the case of ecclesiastical fiefs, is too important to be passed over.
FEUDAL ENGLAND -- HISTORICAL STUDIES ON THE ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH CENTURIESJ.H. ROUND
Pluralism, nepotism, simony and all the other ancient abuses were more rampant than ever.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Innocent was a strong and earnest man of monastic temperament, but not altogether free from nepotism.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Long lists were published of workmen allotted to the relatives and confidants of the Governor, to display his unwearied nepotism.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
He laboured to reform the monastic orders, especially the Franciscan, and was never guilty of nepotism.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 8VARIOUS
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