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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It is impossible for a low class citizen to pay Rs 200,00 for provincial assembly seat and Rs 300,00 for national assembly, said candidates for general polls Eptain, Nayab Ali, president of TransAction Farzana Jan, Qamar Naseem, Nadeem Kashish, Taimur Kamal and others while speaking at a news conference at Peshawar press club.
The coverage rate does not differ between the low class (18.1%) and the group above the poverty line (16.5%).
Martin Ellis, of Halifax, said: "Children growing up in these areas benefit from low class sizes in schools, with some of the highest spending per pupil.
It is a great achievement of the PML-N government that it has not put an extra burden on the poor and low class in recent federal budget, she said, adding that federal budget 2016-17 in fact is people-friendly budget which will help in expedite pace of national progress and prosperity.
"Usually low class jobs with less than Dhs4,000 salary can't bring their families.
Lyla is the daughter of diggers, low class mine workers who struggle to put food on the table.
Worthless artist of the low class. Get lost." Wow, he may be beautiful on the outside, but whatever happened to your inner beauty, Wissam?
Nepal has said that it aims to eradicate low class child labour work by 2016 and all forms of child labour by 2020, and to fulfill this objective, the government has been implementing a 10-year National Plan since 2011.
With apologies to her husband, Reed holds that using potato chips is close to being in the low class zone.
Harborne stick-in-the-muds may consider these to be a little bit low class.
The letter complained that the hotel accommodations assigned to the Iranian team in Bangkok were low class.
It complained about the low class of the hotel Thailand Football Federation has introduced to Iranian National Football team and said that it runs counter to the international code of conduct, the Islamic republic news agency reported.