Definition of meritocrat in English:

meritocrat

noun

  • 1An advocate of a society governed by people selected according to merit.

    ‘the renowned meritocrat went against his own beliefs by quickly promoting his children’
    1. 1.1A member of a ruling or influential class of educated or able people.
      ‘a new elite of well-heeled meritocrats’

Pronunciation

meritocrat

/ˈmɛrɪtəkrat/