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the middle classnoun [S]

uk   us   (also the middle classes)
ECONOMICS the ​socialgroup that consists of well-educated ​people, such as ​doctors, ​lawyers, and teachers, who are neither very ​rich nor very ​poor: lower/upper middle class The upper middle ​class tends to go into ​business or the ​professions.
middle-class
adjective /ˌmɪdl̩ˈklɑːs/  us /ˈmɪdlˈklæs/
Tax ​subsidies will be ​granted to ​help uninsured middle-class families.
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