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chosen few

Definition of chosen few in English:

A small group of people who enjoy special privileges or treatment, typically in a way thought to be unfair: why have they kept this secret to themselves, the chosen few?
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  • After centuries of changing political rule, however, education became the privilege of a chosen few, and was confined within the walls of the palaces.
  • Every deficiency is magnified, the feelings of loneliness, poverty, and hopelessness casting long and cold shadows over the snow in the face of the opulence of the chosen few.
  • Luke is one of the lucky chosen few, and the admission could mean realising his dreams of entering a prominent law school.
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