Definition of declass in English:

declass

Line breaks: de|class
Pronunciation: /diːˈklɑːs
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Remove (someone) from their original social class: the proletariat has been declassed (as adjective declassed) declassed millworkers
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    • 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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