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middle-class

adjective
     
middle-class
1 typical of people who are educated and work in professional jobs:
a middle-class family
They lived a comfortable middle-class life.
2 middle-class attitudes and ideas are typical of middle-class people and are often concerned with the idea that people should work hard, have a good education, and try to earn enough money to live a comfortable life

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