Meritocracy in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Meritocracy

a system in which the leaders are chosen based on intellect, talent, or merit, not other factors such as race, popularity, or economic status

Examples of Meritocracy in a sentence

Mr. Young longed to live in a meritocracy where the leaders of the free world were the ones who earned their places based on their accomplishments. 🔊

The school honor’s club was a meritocracy where the leaders were chosen because of their academic achievements. 🔊

In this imaginary meritocracy, it was those with the highest IQs that ran the country. 🔊

The mayor insisted the town be run like a meritocracy and would only hire the most talented individuals for open positions.  🔊

We wished our city was a meritocracy, but here it’s not what you know but who you know.  🔊

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