lower-class

lower-class
lower-class UK US adjective
POLITICS, ECONOMICS belonging or relating to a social group who are poor and usually do not have a very high level of education: »

He claims his flat-tax proposal would help middle-class and lower-class Americans.

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She described the brutal realities of lower-class life during the Depression.

Compare THE MIDDLE CLASS(Cf. ↑the middle class), UPPER CLASS(Cf. ↑upper class), WORKING-CLASS(Cf. ↑working-class)
lower class noun [S]
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I am from the lower class and I have never forgotten it.


Financial and business terms. 2012.


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