Definition of underclass in English:
The lowest social stratum in a country or community, consisting of the poor and unemployed.
- No city has succeeded when it has two spatially segregated underclasses.
- The two sections of society most damaged by the growing paralysis in social mobility are the lower middle class and the underclass at the bottom of the heap.
- Yet, the nouveau riche are vastly outnumbered by a huge underclass of desperately poor people.
Definition of underclass in:
- British & World English dictionary
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