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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).
Are Donald Trump’s political appointments the result of nepotism?
by AKACroatalin December 17, 2016
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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.
by Lisa October 20, 2004
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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.
by Brian Sena August 13, 2006
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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.
by Katherineeeeee September 01, 2005
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