social class

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Noun1.social class - people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
world, domain - people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world"
society - an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
age class - people in the same age range
agriculture - the class of people engaged in growing food
sodality, brotherhood, fraternity - people engaged in a particular occupation; "the medical fraternity"
estate of the realm, the three estates, estate - a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
labor, labour, proletariat, working class - a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"
lower class, underclass - the social class lowest in the social hierarchy
bourgeoisie, middle class - the social class between the lower and upper classes
booboisie - class consisting of all those who are considered boobs
commonality, commonalty, commons - a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
peasantry - the class of peasants
demimonde - a class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior
underworld - the criminal class
yeomanry - class of small freeholders who cultivated their own land
caste - a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth
caste - (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity
class structure - the organization of classes within a society
upper class, upper crust - the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
ninja - a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations
firing line - the most advanced and responsible group in an activity; "the firing line is where the action is"
immigrant class - recent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural backgrounds
center - politically moderate persons; centrists
old school - a class of people favoring traditional ideas
market - the customers for a particular product or service; "before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"
craft, trade - people who perform a particular kind of skilled work; "he represented the craft of brewers"; "as they say in the trade"
fair sex, womanhood, woman - women as a class; "it's an insult to American womanhood"; "woman is the glory of creation"; "the fair sex gathered on the veranda"
Translations

social class

nclasse f sociale
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Strong cities and towns depend on and benefit from the contributions of individuals and families from across the economic spectrum.
And this situation is made even worse for those already struggling at the bottom end of the economic spectrum due to the introduction of Universal Credit and the Bedroom Tax, two of the government's flagship policies.
Governor Polito are creating the Housing Choice program and filing legislation to spur the production of housing for people across the economic spectrum.
Stiglitz said that Trump is portraying globalisation as the cause of the growing rate of unemployment in the US while on the other side of the economic spectrum, developing economies are complaining of the rapacity of US economy.
Increasingly, it is a place that many New Yorkers, from all points of the economic spectrum, also call their home, with over 70,000 already here.
The EU appealed to all parties to exercise calm and restraint and to make a renewed commitment to resolve all pending issues across the political and economic spectrum through a peaceful and constructive dialogue leading to a mutually agreed solution within the framework of the Iraqi Constitution, Kuwait News Agency reported.
The EU appealed to all parties to exercise calm and restraint and to make a renewed commitment to resolving all pending issues across the political and economic spectrum through a peaceful and constructive dialogue leading to a mutually agreed solution within the framework of the Iraqi Constitution.
But people at the lower end of the economic spectrum will stop consuming these products.
Visibility is high and Aamal occupies a number of market leading positions across the economic spectrum.
They should be available to all workers across the economic spectrum, not just those lucky enough to work for employers who offer them.
These people are at the lowest economic spectrum, barely able to live in Long Beach," East said.