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  1. labor, labour, working class, proletariat(adj)

    a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

    "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"

    labour, labor movement, confinement, parturiency, undertaking, labor, trade union movement, childbed, task, toil, proletariat, travail, lying-in, project

    white-collar, upper-class, middle-class

  2. propertyless, wage-earning, working-class, blue-collar(adj)

    of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers

    "party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw

    blue-collar, propertyless, wage-earning, working-class

    white-collar, middle-class, upper-class

  3. wage-earning, working-class(adj)

    working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries

    "working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor"

    blue-collar, propertyless, wage-earning, working-class

    white-collar, upper-class, middle-class


  1. working class(adjective)


  2. working class(noun)

    The social class of those who perform physical work for a living, as opposed to the professional or middle class, the upper class, or others.


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  1. George Goehl:

    I think we heard after the election that Trump supporters... felt unseen and forgotten. And I think poor, working-class people of all races feel unseen and forgotten right now.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Ilhan is a leader of strength and courage, she will not back down from a fight with billionaires and the world's most powerful corporations to transform our country so it works for all of us. I'm proud of what we've done in Congress, and together we will build a multiracial working class coalition to win the White House.

  3. Matthew Arnold:

    The working-class is now issuing from its hiding-place to assert an Englishman's heaven-born privilege of doing as he likes, and is beginning to perplex us by marching where it likes, meeting where it likes, bawling what it likes, breaking what it likes.

  4. David Donah:

    We begged and borrowed from our working-class mom and dad to get this house. To get this place where our kids could be safe, where there may be a good school, because the school wasn't built yet.

  5. Gianluca Abblasio:

    It's a story that wants to show something about my city Rome and this area that is a working-class area, something that is not the stereotype of Rome -- something different that is not shown very often by mass media, but that is real.

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