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.
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.
I have come to believe that having a monarchy means that we will always be a class-conscious country, hamstrung by convention, suffocated by tradition and buried in the past.
Full of incidental humor and sly, class-conscious satire, Bourne's vision owes as much to the utterly British theatrical genres of music hall and pantomime as it does to the Bolshoi.
After all, we seem to live in a much less class-conscious society than our parents and grandparents - witness the disappearance of deference and respect and the universal use of forenames at first meeting regardless of age or gender.
Mullan is great but this class-conscious drama is pretentious, preaching and rather pointless.
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.
Rejecting Owsley's view that the common whites were not class-conscious and looked up to the slaveowners, Cecil-Fronsman is strongly drawn to Eugene D.
As Kurashige writes, "most devastatingly, the demise of the Left-led CIO deprived the city of its most significant organizational vehicle for building a multiracial and class-conscious social movement" (211).
Born in Virginia but raised in dying Torrington--hence embittered working class and lapsed Roman Catholic--she is one acutely class-conscious Connecticut Girl.

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