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Nepotism (the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
2. The act of using your power or influence to get good jobs or unfair advantages for members of your own family.

The word originates from the mid 17th century and derives from French népotisme or Italian nepotismo, from nipote ‘nephew’ (with reference to privileges bestowed on the ‘nephews’ of popes, who were in many cases their illegitimate sons).
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Showing someone favoritism because of who their parents or relatives are.
Since the boys father was a very famous actor, the boy got a lot of acting deals.
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When powerful people give sought after jobs to their undeserving (and incompetent) family members and friends, for the purpose of social status and to help them have a superficial sense of value and self-worth; and also to others as either payback for favors or with the expectations of receiving them. Meanwhile, the people who are actually worthy of those jobs, are given no consideration and thought of as being expendable.
The Senator promised to appoint the best candidates for jobs, but as soon as he was elected, the first job he handed out was to his dipshit son. He could barely tell you his title, much less how to do the job. Nepotism in politics would be laughable if it wasn’t so sad.
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A crime against the more qualified, talented, experienced workers who apply for employment because the people actually hired for the job were related to, friends with, sleeping with, or had incriminating evidence against, the person or people doing the hiring.
Nepotism runs ramped at the company and safety and performance is poor since 80% of the employees are related to or friends with the Vice President.
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Nepotism-the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
( my opinion in a friggin nutshell? "" FAVORITISM""

or even "BIAS"
Lol,

He hired his baby momma because she was his child's mother, that was clearly an act of nepotism.
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Though Dubya was off partying throughout his college years and the Vietnam war, nepotism landed him in the Oval Office.
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