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the proletariat

noun [S, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌprəʊ.lɪˈteə.ri.ət/ /ˌprɒl.ɪ-/  us   /ˌproʊ.ləˈter.i-/
the class of people who do unskilled jobs in industry and own little or no property
Translations of “the proletariat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 工人階級, 無產階級…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工人阶级, 无产阶级…
(Definition of the proletariat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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