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Word: intelligentsia

Definition: intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)


Sentences Containing 'intelligentsia'

"Fame"'s hero, Julian, will characterize Warsaw's upper classes succinctly: "he ladies are dolls, the parlors—mortuaries, and all the intelligentsia—putrefaction."
A campaign was led against schoolteachers of the old intelligentsia who were asserted to be working against the system and were even allowing priests to spiritually influence schoolchildren.
During his early learning ages at Kolozsvár, Kun became friends with the poet Endre Ady, who introduced him to many members of Budapest's left-wing intelligentsia.
Epik was executed on November 3, 1937 in a locality named Sandarmokh near Medvezhyegorsk, Karelian ASSR, together with 289 other members of the Ukrainian intelligentsia such as Mykola Kulish, Valerian Pidmohylnyi, Yulian Shpol, Valerian Polishuk, Les Kurbas, Myroslav Irchan, Mykola Zerov.
Intelligentsia has 7 bars – 4 in Chicago, 3 in Los Angeles, together with 1 "lab" in New York.
Most people in the upper-middle class strata are highly educated white collar professionals such as physicians, lawyers, economists, urban planners, university professors, architects, psychologists, scientists, engineers, optometrists, dentists, pharmacists, high-level civil servants and the intelligentsia.
Music was composed by the U.K. band INTELLIGENTSIA, who also created the RPG MAKER in game FX.
Svoradov was an important place for the forming of Slovak Catholic intelligentsia from its inception, until the end of Second World War and its founding fathers included the ultra-conservative Andrej Hlinka and the war criminal Jozef Tiso.
The 1956 ESPLA denunciation elaborated on his "reactionary" attitudes, hinting that Aderca had failed to adopt Marxist-Leninist principles in respect to communist revolution, the old intelligentsia and the national issue.
The annexed western quarter of Slovene speaking territory and approximately 327,000 out of the total population of 1.3 million Slovenes were cut off from the remaining three-quarters of Slovenes, and subjected to forced Fascist Italianization after the rise to power of Fascists, who sought to eradicate especially the Slovene middle class and the intelligentsia after the territories were annexed by Kingdom of Italy with the secret Treaty of London and later Treaty of Rapallo (1920), especially after Benito Mussolini came to power in 1922.
The drafting of the platform was a collective effort, and it was guided high-standing party bureaucrats and officials from think tanks, however, there was wide participation from the intelligentsia.
The end of Ukrainization was accompanied by an attack on cultural institutions in Ukraine and the new Soviet intelligentsia.
The idea of such a "glasnost meeting" did find support among small circles of high school and university students such as Irina Yakir, Yuri Galanskov, Yuliya Vishnevskaya, and Vladimir Bukovsky, who learned of the plan through the informal networks of the Moscow intelligentsia.
The intelligentsia and Lithuania's elite were considered as enemies and were among the first sentenced to deportation or death.
There are a few larger businesses, more prominent in roasting than in operating – the "Big Three of Third Wave Coffee" are commonly held to be Intelligentsia Coffee Tea of Chicago, Illinois; Stumptown Coffee Roasters of Portland, Oregon; and Counter Culture Coffee of Durham, North Carolina, all of which engage in direct trade sourcing.
These mass murders focused both on the Jewish minority and the Polish intelligentsia.
These organizations gathered many young members of the Ukrainian intelligentsia, who in the 1930s suffered severely during the Great Purge.
Yilma was educated at the London School of Economics, becoming a member of the Ethiopian pre-war intelligentsia; according to Spencer he was both fluent and eloquent in English, speaking it at home with his wife Elizabeth, and along with "Dejazmach" Zewde Gebre Selassie was the only member of his generation "who attempted to keep up with current literature" in his field.
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