lower class Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “lower class” in the English Dictionary

"lower class" in British English

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lower classadjective

uk   us   old-fashioned
Lower ​classpeoplebelong to the ​socialclass that has the ​lowestposition in ​society and the least ​money.
the lower classes
noun [plural] uk   us  
(Definition of lower class from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lower-class" in Business English

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uk   us  
POLITICS, ECONOMICS belonging or ​relating to a ​socialgroup who are ​poor and usually do not have a very high ​level of ​education: He ​claims his flat-tax ​proposal would ​helpmiddle-class and lower-class Americans. She described the brutal realities of lower-class ​life during the Depression.
lower class
noun [S]
I am from the ​lowerclass and I have never forgotten it.
(Definition of lower-class from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lower class”
in Chinese (Simplified) (人)社会底层的,下层的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人)社會底層的,下層的…
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