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From the list of words or group of wordslettered A to D, choose the one that is mostnearest opposite in meaning to the underlined word or group of words and that will, at the same time correctly fill in the gap in the sentence.

The policies of this government favour the elite rather than the _______________

Options

A)
masses
B)
oppressed
C)
public
D)
unemployed

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Elite implies a special class of people or a selected group with superior status. Public means 'the people in general', however, masses gives a more defined group which implies 'the lower classes of persons'.

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  • Elite implies a special class of people or a selected group with superior status. Public means 'the people in general', however, masses gives a more defined group which implies 'the lower classes of persons'.

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