Definition of declass in English:

declass

Syllabification: de·class
Pronunciation: /dēˈklas
 
/

verb

[with object] (usually be declassed)
Demote (someone) from their original social class to a lower one.
More example sentences
  • But he recognises the difficulties involved in mobilising a hegemonic project around class given that the Soviet system attempted to declass social consciousness.
  • The working class in Russia shrank to just over 1 million, atomised, demoralised, declassed.
  • As the name suggests - Alliance for a Republic of Equals - her party is a populist movement that would attack the mounting social problems with greater energy and deploy a safety net for the declassed and the underclass.

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