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caste

noun [C/U]  /kæst/ us  
social studies one of the traditional social groups in Hindu society social studies Caste can also refer generally to a social class system in any society: [U] The founders of the new nation rejected a social system based on caste.
Translations of “caste”
in Spanish casta…
in French caste…
in German die Kaste…
in Chinese (Traditional) (印度社會的)種姓制度,種姓…
in Russian каста…
in Turkish Hint toplumunu sosyal gruplara ayıran sistem, sınıf ayrımı, üstün sınıf…
in Chinese (Simplified) (印度社会的)种姓制度,种姓…
in Polish kasta…
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