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  • noun The state or behaviour of an arriviste.


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  • In the left-wing newspaper Libération, editor Laurent Joffrin argued that the cartoon reeked of anti-Semitism: “The association of the Jew, money and power in one phrase which stigmatises the arrivisme of an individual.”

    Allegedly Anti-Semitic Cartoon Leaves France in Frenzy

  • This grating arrivisme points up an ambivalence in the discrepant Anglo-American usages of the term class.

    Feckless Youth


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