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middle class

Pronunciation: /ˌmɪdlˈklæs; ˌmɪdlˈklɑːs/

Translation of middle class in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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adjective/adjetivo (middle-class)

  • [family/district] de clase media; [attitudes/morality] burgués, convencional
    Example sentences
    • A middle-class boy from the suburbs would have picked up a camera at art school, but Jobson took two decades to find his metier.
    • Some comprehensives, particularly those in middle-class suburbs, succeed.
    • And he found a sedate, respectable, middle-class partner from the suburbs of London.
    Example sentences
    • It endorses mainstream and largely middle-class values and language.
    • Kate was middle-class and comfortable, and her father was a magazine editor.
    • It is less clear that Scotland is comfortable with becoming more middle-class.

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