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working class

noun
     
Related topics: Sociology
working class [singular also + plural verb] British English also working classes
SS the group of people in society who traditionally do physical work and do not have much money or power:
Marx wrote about the political struggles of the working class.
working class adjective:
working class women
the traditional working class occupations
He is proud of his working class background.
lower class, middle class, upper class

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