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synonyms for nepotism

  • bias
  • discrimination
  • inequity
  • partisanship
  • partiality
  • preference
  • one-sidedness
  • preferential treatment

antonyms for nepotism

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  • fairness
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How to use nepotism in a sentence

This brought forth elements of partiality and nepotism that eroded the military effectiveness of Mamluks in the long run.
MAMLUKS: THE INCREDIBLE ISLAMIC SLAVE-WARRIORS OF EGYPTDATTATREYA MANDALJUNE 23, 2022REALM OF HISTORY
Despite charges of nepotism, the younger Menendez has only attracted minor primary opposition, so he’ll likely be the district’s next representative.
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Nepotism and connections give certain coaches a leg up on others, while upward mobility appears inexplicably easier for those who didn’t play at a high level than for those who did.
NFL TEAMS ARE MAKING BRIAN FLORES’S CASE FOR HIMNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 17, 2022FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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
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