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lumpenproletariat
American English: /ˌləmpənˌproʊləˈtɛriət/
British English: /ˌlʌmpənprəʊlɪˈtɛːrɪət/

Translation of lumpenproletariat in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • lumpenproletariado (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • This wallows in the dirt, squalor, drunkenness and mechanical, dehumanised sexuality of those who live on the margins of society, where the artistic petty bourgeois merges with the lumpenproletariat.
    • The multigeneration denizens of public housing can readily be compared to Karl Marx's lumpenproletariat.
    • The bloody woman can't tell the lumpenproletariat from the skilled working class.
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