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middle class

noun [group]
 
 
a social group that consists of well-educated people, such as doctors, lawyers, and teachers, who have good jobs and are neither very rich nor very poorClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
middle-class
 
 
/ˌmɪdlˈklɑːs/ adjective
belonging or relating to the middle class: a middle-class suburbClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
Translations of “middle class”
in Korean 중산층…
in Arabic الطبَقة الوسطى…
in Portuguese classe média…
in Catalan classe mitjana…
in Japanese 中流階級…
in Italian ceto medio, borghesia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中產階級…
in Russian средний класс…
in Turkish orta sınıf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中产阶级…
in Polish klasa średnia…
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