Definition of backward classes noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


backward classes

BrE BrE//ˌbækwəd ˈklɑːsɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbækwərd ˈklæsɪz//
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(in India) the people in a caste (= division of society) or community who are recommended by each state authority for special help in education and employment