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Noun
/əˈlēt/,/āˈlēt/,
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elites, plural;
  1. A group of people considered to be the best in a particular society or category, esp. because of their power, talent, or wealth
    • - the wealthy, educated elite
    • - an elite combat force
  2. A size of letter in typewriting, with 12 characters to the inch (about 4.7 to the centimeter)


  1. (elite) a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
  2. (elite) elect: selected as the best; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"
  3. The Covenant is a fictional theocratic military alliance of alien races who serve as the main antagonists in the Halo science fiction series. ...
  4. Elite (occasionally spelled élite) is taken originally from the Latin, eligere, "to elect". In sociology as in general usage, the elite is a hypothetical group of relatively small size, that is dominant within a large society, having a privileged status perceived as being envied by others of a ...
  5. (Elite+) Elite Model Management is a large modeling agency based in New York City. It is a subsidiary of Elite World S.A., based in Paris.
  6. (Elite (comics)) Elite, in comics, may refer to: * The Elite, a group of super-powered anti-heroes in DC Comics * Darkseid's Elite, Darkseid's team of warriors
  7. (Elite (Israel)) Strauss Group Ltd., (Shtraus) (שטראוס) formerly known as Strauss-Elite (שטראוס עלית), is a food products manufacturer in Israel. It is the shared trademark of two companies - Strauss and Elite, that merged in 2004. ...
  8. (Elite (song)) "Elite" is a song by American rock band Deftones from their 2000 album White Pony. It is one of the heaviest songs on the album. In 2001, Deftones won a Grammy for performing "Elite", and received an award for Best Metal Performance.
  9. (élite) Alternative spelling of elite; Alternative spelling of elite
  10. (ELITE) CNC lathes, Hardinge Inc.
  11. (Elite) A prospect who definitely will be covering punts.
  12. (Elite) A small group within the state or other organization which has disproportionate power over important decisions.
  13. (Elite) A typewriter (monospaced) typeface with a pitch of 12 char, acters per inch.
  14. (Elite) An alien species belong to the Covenant, the are 8 feet tall and have pincer mouths. They are one of the strongest enemies you will face in the game. While grunts and Jackals can do a dramatic dive to avoid being hit/blown up/run over, elites have the ability to barrel roll. ...
  15. (Elite) Another word for “pro.” Multisport athletes must qualify to become “elite” or “pro.” Once they do, usually they can compete for prize money over $5,000. Only elite or pro triathletes can try to qualify for the Olympic Team and compete in draft-legal events.
  16. (Elite) Anyone who has read more books or newspapers than former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Anyone who has an education such that he or she can read and comprehend nuanced arguments, and who can recognize propaganda. ...
  17. (Elite) Character spacing based on 12 pitch, 10 point size.
  18. (Elite) Economic, political and social leaders which dominate society
  19. (Elite) MSHDA Office of Existing Housing Programs software program for tracking applicant, participant, and unit information.
  20. (Elite) Noun. A person who has achieved a high status in the BBSing culture. ie. “He has a 9600 BAUD modem, he’s elite now.”
  21. (Elite) The highest competitive level in gymnastics, or a gymnast who competes at the highest level. The term is used in the USA, Australia and other nations, but is not universal.
  22. (Elite) The highest ranked players at their positions.
  23. (Elite) This refers to a minority group which has power or influence over others and is recognized as bring in some ways superior. The sociology of elite is traditionally dealt with the ruling elites. The classical theory of elite is found in the works of Pareto and Mosca. ...
  24. (Elite) This term is sometimes used to criticize omniscient leftist leaders, who truly know best how to spend the national resources and mold the citizenry.
  25. (Elite) Tremere secret society. This faction is very tightly structured and secretive. Its members follow the mysterious society's leaders' orders and secretly work against the goals of other Kindred, uncover them, ferret out their havens and feed the Inquisition and other hunters with ...