Meaning of “caste” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “caste” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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castenoun [ C/U ]

us /kæst/

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.

(Definition of “caste” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)