- cronyism (n.)
- 1840, "friendship," from crony + -ism. Meaning "appointment of friends to important positions, regardless of ability" is originally American English, from c. 1950.
- 1. Many small town mayor and city official practice cronyism.
- 2. This explains why Philippine officials are often accused of taking bribes and cronyism.
- 3. Bringing business people into politics can also produce corruption and cronyism.
- 4. Many Palestinians rejected him as a symbol of corruption and cronyism, propelling long - held into the open.
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