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proletariat
American English: /ˌproʊləˈtɛriət/
British English: /ˌprəʊlɪˈtɛːrɪət/

noun

  • the proletariat
    el proletariado
    Example sentences
    • Human history has remained the chronology of struggles between master and servant, have and have nots, between capitalists and proletariats, exploiter and exploited.
    • Is it necessary for the peasant classes of agricultural nations to become urban or rural (if such a thing is possible) proletariats before a Socialist Revolution is possible?
    • Today, strawberries are grown in all 50 states and enjoyed by people in all walks of life - presidents and proletariats alike.

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