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English definition of “lower class”

lower class

adjective     old-fashioned
describes people who belong to the social class that has the lowest position in society and the least money → Compare upper class, middle class, working classClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor the lower classes     noun [plural]
(Definition of lower class adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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