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English definition of “gutter”

gutter

noun (SOCIAL LEVEL)    /ˈɡʌt.ər/ US  /ˈɡʌt̬.ɚ/
the gutter [S] the lowest level , especially of society : Born to a poverty-stricken family , she dragged herself out of the gutter to become one of the wealthiest people in Britain today.Class and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
(Definition of gutter noun (SOCIAL LEVEL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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