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Oxford dictionary definition of the word intelligentsia:
[treated as singular or plural] (usually the intelligentsia)
intellectuals or highly educated people as a group, especially when regarded as possessing culture and political influence:
a distrust of the intelligentsia and of theoretical learning
the belief that the liberal intelligentsia is ruining the country
early 20th century: from Russian intelligentsiya, from Polish inteligencja, from Latin intelligentia (see intelligence)