class-conscious


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class-con·scious

(klăs′kŏn′shəs)
adj.
1. Aware of belonging to a particular socioeconomic class.
2. Supportive of class solidarity.

class′-con′scious·ness n.

class-conscious

adj
(Sociology) aware of belonging to a particular social rank or grade, esp in being hostile or proud because of class distinctions
ˌclass-ˈconsciousness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.class-conscious - (used of society) socially hierarchical; "American society is becoming increasingly stratified"
hierarchal, hierarchic, hierarchical - classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers; "it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"; "in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first"
Translations

class-conscious

[ˈklɑːsˈkɒnʃəs] ADJcon conciencia de clase

class-conscious

[ˈklɑːsˌkɒnʃəs] adjche ha coscienza di classe
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Meanwhile, window after window in the high office building on the right had been opened, and the class-conscious clerks were raining a shower of office furniture down on the heads of police and scabs.
Freddie Drummond sat in the auto, quite composed, alongside Catherine Van Vorst; but looking out of Freddie Drummond's eyes was Bill Totts, and somewhere behind those eyes, battling for the control of their mutual body, were Freddie Drummond the sane and conservative sociologist, and Bill Totts, the class-conscious and bellicose union working man.
Chicago had always been the storm-centre of the conflict between labor and capital, a city of street-battles and violent death, with a class-conscious capitalist organization and a class-conscious workman organization, where, in the old days, the very school- teachers were formed into labor unions and affiliated with the hod- carriers and brick-layers in the American Federation of Labor.
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The most class-conscious of Shakespeare's dramas, it speaks to the ignorance of the mob and the tyranny of the elite, exposing both the flaws of an egalitarian political structure and the cruelties of autocratic rulers.
In the process they earned the opprobrium of their class-conscious fellow actors and snobbish critics who saw the stage as several cuts above the raucous, philistine, money-obsessed world of films.
When Toledo stepped onto the field and saw Bowers, he embraced him in a big Bruins hug, immediately elevating Bowers in the eyes of the more class-conscious in their midst.
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After a lengthy absence, festival favorite Goldie Semple has made a grand entrance back onto the Shaw's main stage as Noel Coward's feisty heroine Larita, a divorcee who will not feel shame and engages in some delicious verbal battles with her stuffy, class-conscious in-laws.
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