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proletarian

noun [C] uk   /ˌprəʊ.lɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /ˌproʊ.ləˈter.i-/
a member of the proletariat
proletarian
adjective uk   us  
Translations of “proletarian”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無產階級一員,無產者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无产阶级一员,无产者…
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