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  • adjective Of or pertaining to nepotism; favoring relatives because of their relationship rather than their abilities.

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  • Franklin's story is typical of the preposterous nepotistic "model" of Protestant leadership, what might be called entrepreneurial ministry through the Divine Right of Succession to the Mailing List If You Can't Find Anything Better To Do.

    Frank Schaeffer: Franklin Graham, Religious Extremism, Dad, God and Me (Confessions of a Former Religious Nut Leader)

  • Franklin's story is typical of the preposterous nepotistic "model" of Protestant leadership, what might be called entrepreneurial ministry through the Divine Right of Succession to the Mailing List If You Can't Find Anything Better To Do.

    Frank Schaeffer: Franklin Graham, Religious Extremism, Dad, God and Me (Confessions of a Former Religious Nut Leader)

  • It was home to the Communist aristocracy, the families of top party and state officials, who existed in a cocoon of privilege, with their chauffeured cars, special stores and clinics, elite schools, country dachas, Black Sea vacation resorts, superior housing, and nepotistic networks to haul up the next generation.

    The Return

  • After the implosion of both the sexist, nepotistic Deangelo Vickers and the power-mad, armed Dwight Schrute, Dunder Mifflin pulled out all the stops to find the right manager on Thursday's season finale.

    The Office Finale: Who Should Be the New Boss?

  • But just before that he all-too-briefly deviated from the usual nepotistic path.

    Frank Schaeffer: Franklin Graham Is Big Time Religion's "Donald Trump"

  • The two back-to-back suicides sparked a month of protests in normally serene Tunisia - beginning with the economically-depressed Sidi Bouzid region, where trade unionists, students, and jobless youth poured into the streets to voice their frustration with a corrupt and nepotistic regime that has misruled Tunisia for some two decades.

    Sohrab Ahmari: How an Arab Autocrat Falls

  • The two back-to-back suicides sparked a month of protests in normally serene Tunisia - beginning with the economically-depressed Sidi Bouzid region, where trade unionists, students, and jobless youth poured into the streets to voice their frustration with a corrupt and nepotistic regime that has misruled Tunisia for some two decades.

    Sohrab Ahmari: How an Arab Autocrat Falls

  • Bakiyev only solidified his power some few months after the Tulip Revolution, and turned out to be frankly more autocratic and nepotistic than Akayev had ever been.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Thoughts on the Revolution (?) in Kyrgyzstan

  • The two back-to-back suicides sparked a month of protests in normally serene Tunisia - beginning with the economically-depressed Sidi Bouzid region, where trade unionists, students, and jobless youth poured into the streets to voice their frustration with a corrupt and nepotistic regime that has misruled Tunisia for some two decades.

    Sohrab Ahmari: How an Arab Autocrat Falls

  • Not only has the Twitter profile Fora Sarney [Get out, Sarney, pt] gained over 5,000 followers, but the newly created Fora Sarney [Get out, Sarney, pt] blog has already amassed 14,000 comments – through these tools, calls to march against the three times elected Senator José Sarney because of his nepotistic style have been made.

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Digital mob demands the Senate President’s resignation

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  • Defn. 2: Of or pertaining to a grandson or granddaughter.

    December 17, 2017