the working class noun definition in Belonging to society topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

the working class

 noun: Belonging to society topic
the social class whose members do not have much money or power and are usually employed to do manual work (= physical work using their hands) the political party of the working class The working class has/have rejected them in the elections. If you were working class, going to university wasn’t even an option.

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